Palestinian Shot After Attempting Stabbing Attack Near West Bank Settlement

No Israeli casualties reported; assailant evacuated for medical treatment

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Israeli troops gather at the scene of an attempted stabbing attack near the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank November 5, 2018.
Israeli troops gather at the scene of an attempted stabbing attack near the Jewish settlement of Kiryat Arba in Hebron, in the occupied West Bank November 5, 2018. Credit: \ MUSSA ISSA QAWASMA/ REUTERS
Yotam Berger
Yotam Berger

The Israeli army said it thwarted a stabbing attack near the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba on Monday.

According to the IDF's Spokesperson, a Palestinian man attempted to stab Israeli civilians and an officer before being shot by a soldier at the scene.

The assailant was evacuated to receive medical treatment and no Israeli casualties were reported.

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