Israeli Wounded in West Bank Stabbing, Shoots Palestinian Assailant, Army Says

Stabbing took place within settlement home; Israeli settler lightly wounded before stabbing his assailant.

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Scene of suspected stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Teneh Omarim. March 1, 2017.
Scene of suspected stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement of Teneh Omarim. March 1, 2017.Credit: South Hebron Regional Council

An Israeli was lightly wounded in a stabbing attack in the West Bank, the Israeli army said Wednesday. The alleged assailant, a Palestinian, was shot dead by the wounded 33-year-old Israeli, the IDF said.

According to local settlers, the attack took place within the victim's home in the settlement of Teneh Omarim, in the southern Hebron Hill region of the West Bank.

Paramedics who arrived at the scene declared the alleged assailant dead and treated the Israeli man.

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