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IDF Soldier Wounded in West Bank Stabbing Attack

Soldier stabbed in West Bank, June 1, 2017 (Photo: Samaria Regional Council)

The month of June began with a terror attack in the Holy Land. The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports that a female terrorist stabbed and wounded an IDF soldier in the West Bank before being shot and neutralized:

A Palestinian woman stabbed an IDF soldier, lightly injuring him, as he guarded the gate of a northern West Bank settlement on Thursday morning, the army said.

The other soldiers on the scene shot the female assailant, critically wounding her.

The stabbing attack occurred shortly before 9:30 a.m., outside the Mevo Dotan settlement in the northern West Bank’s Samaria region, the army said.

Closed circuit video footage from the settlement shows the assailant walking calmly up to the front gate, before she goes out of frame. A few moments later, she can be seen running from the scene with one uniformed soldier and an armed off-duty soldier in pursuit.

The moment the assailant was shot does not appear in the footage.

The soldier, who is approximately 20 years old, was taken to Hadera’s Hillel Yaffe hospital for treatment, Magen David Adom said.

He suffered a stab wound to the upper body, medics said...

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