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Three Israeli Family Members Killed in Shabbat Stabbing Attack

As Israel began to observe the Sabbath, a terror attack was carried out in the West Bank settlement of Halamish. The Times of Israel's Jacob Magid reports that the terrorist stabbed and killed three people, also injuring an elderly woman who is fighting for her life:

Three Israelis were killed and another was seriously wounded in a stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Halamish on Friday night when a terrorist broke into their home and began stabbing the family as they ate their Shabbat dinner.

The IDF said a Palestinian assailant killed a man and two of his children, while his wife was badly wounded and taken to hospital. The man’s grandchildren were present but not harmed, the army said.

According to a preliminary investigation, the terrorist, a Palestinian in his late teens from a nearby village, arrived in the settlement on foot armed with a knife, climbed a fence and chose the last house on a street near it.

The perpetrator broke a window and entered the home, surprising a family of about 10 inside as they were finishing their dinner, and launched his stabbing spree...

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