Ax-wielding Palestinian Shot and Killed by Israeli Security Forces

Palestinian man rams into jeep carrying four Shin Bet officials and attacks them with an ax before being shot dead.

Gili Cohen
Gili Cohen
Send in e-mailSend in e-mail
Gili Cohen
Gili Cohen

A Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli security forces in a supsected terror attack in the in the northern West Bank on Monday morning. Four Israeli Shin Bet officers were lighly wounded in the incident.

According to the Shin Bet, a Palestinian vehicle rammed head on into the jeep carrying four Shin Bet officials on the road between the Shavei Shomron and Einav settlements, causing it to overturn and lightly wounded the four passengers.

According to the Shin Bet, the Palestinain driver, thought to be a resident of Tul Karm, then stepped out of thecar and headed toward the jeep, threatening the Shin Bet officers with an axe while screaming "Allah Huakbar" (God is Great).

The man managed to wound two security officers before being shot dead. The Shin Bet reports that initial findings indicate this was a terrorist attack, and are looking further into the matter.

IDF jeep overturned in the West Bank, following a suspected terrorist attackCredit: Judea and Samaria District Police



Automatic approval of subscriber comments.

Subscribe today and save 40%

Already signed up? LOG IN


Soldiers using warfare devices made by the Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems.

Russia-Ukraine War Catapults Israeli Arms Industry to Global Stage

Flame and smoke rise during an Israeli air strike, amid Israel-Gaza fighting, in Gaza City August 6, 2022.

Israel Should End Gaza Operation Now, if It Can

Rio. Not all Jewish men wear black hats.

What Does a Jew Look Like? The Brits Don't Seem to Know

Karolina Bielowka.

'My Uncle Told Me, ‘Go on the Trip of Your Life, Go Dig in Israel.’ So I Did'

The replica ship, 'Ma’agan Mikhael II,' sailing from Haifa to Acre in northern Israel.

Replica of 2,400-year-old Ship Solves Ancient Mediterranean Mystery

File photo: Bus operated by Kavim company.

Ultra-Orthodox Extremists Assault Woman for Sitting at Front of Jerusalem Bus