Palestinian Shot Dead After Attempting to Stab Soldier Near Hebron

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Security forces at the scene of the attack at Gush Etzion Junction, October 27, 2015.Credit: Lior Mizrahi

IDF: Three Palestinians killed after stabbing attempt

An IDF force identified three Palestinians it said appeared suspicious approaching the junction from the direction of Beit Fajjar.

A force of reservists was called to the scene to search the group, during which time one of the Palestinians pulled a knife and was shot. According to the army, the two other Palestinians also had knives and were also shot after attempting to use them against the soldiers. All three were killed in the incident which took place at a hitchhiking post.

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