The female terrorist who stabbed an IDF soldier near the Nahliel settlement in the West Bank on Wednesday has been named as 22-year-old Ruan Abu Matar, a resident of the village of Bitilu, northwest of Ramallah.
She has no organizational affiliation, the Shin Bet said, and no known prior security offenses.
During questioning, she confessed to attempting to murder a soldier, the Shin Bet added. "It is apparent that this is a terror attack committed by a lone attacker," the intelligence agency said.
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