Israeli army: Palestinian killed after stabbing attempt in West Bank

The Israeli army said on Friday its soldiers killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank with a knife.

An army statement cited an initial investigation that the man arrived at an intersection near the Jewish settlement of Ariel. in aauto, he got out and “ran, armed with a knife, to a bus stop where they were in feet of Israeli civilians and soldiers. “citing Reuters.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed that the young man died, noting that he belonged to the village of Bani Hassan, in Salfit governorate.

Earlier, the Jerusalem Post reported that Israeli security forces shot a Palestinian in West Bank. He added that the stabbing attempt resulted in no injury.

attacker's knife
attacker’s knife

For its part, the Palestinian news agency described the young man’s wound as “serious”, saying he was shot in the lower abdomen before the Israeli army announced his death.

The agency said the Israeli military prevented Red Crescent crews from dealing with him and providing him with an ambulance.

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