A history of incidents at Tapuah Junction

The West Bank site of a terror attack in which an Israeli was stabbed to death has been witness to many deadly or near-deadly skirmishes.

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May 1, 2013 01:41
ZAKA AND MDA personnel work at the scene of a terror attack at the Tapuah Junction

Zaka and MDA personnel at site of terror attack 370. (photo credit: Zaka)

 
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Tuesday morning’s incident at the Tapuah Junction marks one of many deadly or near-deadly skirmishes that have occurred near this West Bank settlement.

Below is a list of some notable events that have transpired at the junction in the past.

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January 23, 2013: A 17-yearold Israeli civilian was stabbed and moderately wounded. In a separate incident, Border Police apprehended three Palestinian men and found eight pipe bombs, a pistol and a knife when searching their car.

May 10, 2012: Security forces nabbed two men carrying firebombs and other explosive devices.

May 7, 2012: Security forces apprehended a 17- year-old Palestinian carrying pipe bombs.


April 21, 2012: Forces arrested two Palestinian teens with bombs and guns.

February 10, 2010: A Palestinian man stabbed an IDF warrant officer to death.

February 9, 2002: A woman was shot dead by a Palestinian gunman while driving with her son.

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