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A suspected Palestinian terrorist launched a knife attack against a security guard at the entrance to the Ma'ale Adumim settlement near Jerusalem on Saturday. The municipal guard was lightly injured in the assault. He was evacuated to hospital for treatment.
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Police and IDF forces were searching the area for the suspect.
Security forces have prevented several knife attacks by Palestinian terrorists in recent months.
In October, a Palestinian man armed with a 14-centimeter blade was
arrested near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron. The man told Border
Police he was planning to stab Israelis at the holy site.
Earlier in October, a Palestinian woman armed with a knife lunged at
passengers at a bus stop in Gush Etzion. She was taken into custody by
police on the site.
On October 22, a Palestinian with a knife launched a stabbing spree in a
Jerusalem residential neighborhood, stabbing and injuring a 17-year-old
Israeli youth, and chasing after a 12-year-old girl and her