A Palestinian man was shot and seriously wounded after he suspectedly tried to carry out a stabbing attack at the Hawara checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus.
The man later died of his wounds. The Palestinian Health Ministry said another Palestinian man was moderately wounded and taken to hospital.
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"I was driving to work and heading toward the Tapuah Junction," he said. "At the intersection, a terrorist with a knife jumped on my car and tried to open its door."
He added he then stepped out, shot the Palestinian man, who has not been named, "and neutralized him with the assistance of another man who was driving in the car behind me."
Last month, 19-year-old Staff Sgt. Gal Keidan and 47-year-old Rabbi Ahida Ettinger were killed in two separate shooting and stabbing attacks that took place near the West Bank city of Ariel.
The perpetrator, Omar Amin Abu Lila, was killed two days later while security forces tried to arrest him in a village near Ramallah.
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