Video Shows Israeli Cursing Wounded Palestinian Assailant as She Writhes in Pain on Ground

In the video, the assailant can be seen laying on the ground having been critically shot after stabbing a solder at the entrance to West Bank settlement of Mevo Dotan

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File photo: Pillbox adjacent to northern West Bank settlement of Mevo Dotan.
File photo: Pillbox adjacent to northern West Bank settlement of Mevo Dotan.Credit: Itay Cohen
Yotam Berger
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Video reportedly documenting the moments after a 16-year-old Palestinian teenager was shot and critically wounded by Israeli soldiers after stabbing a soldier and attempting to stab a second at the entrance to West Bank settlement Mevo Dotan shows a civilian cursing at her as soldiers and civilians stand around her.

In the video, the female assailant, identified by Palestinian sources as Nof Ikab Abed al-Afar, said to be from the town of Ya'bad near Jenin, can be seen laying on the ground while a group stands around her. The attacker can be seen writhing and can be heard groaning in pain as the civilian filming can be heard cursing her. Another voice, likely that of a soldier, can be heard calling for a military medical team to be summoned.

One soldier was lightly wounded in the attack and evacuated to hospital. The critically wounded assailant was treated at the scene and later transferred to the Hillel Yaffeh Medical Center in Hadera, the army said.

Separate video footage recorded by the settlement's security cameras showed her approaching a group of soldiers getting off a bus. She stabbed one of them out of frame and then chased another man into the settlement. Another person chased her before she was shot out of frame.

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