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4 IDF troops wounded in attacks
Terror attacks continue in the West Bank with two stabbings, vehicular attack wounding 4 Israeli soldiers in total; 4 perpetrators shot dead.

Two Israeli soldiers were lightly wounded in a vehicular attack in the West Bank in the afternoon hours, marking the third Palestinian attack on Friday.

 

 

Four attackers were killed by security forces in the separate incidents, and four Israelis were wounded in total.

 

Prior to the vehicular attack, another Israeli soldier was lightly wounded in a stabbing attack near Ramallah in the West Bank and Palestinian perpetrator was shot and killed by security forces on the scene. 

 

The attacker was subsequently identified as Abad al-Rahman Barghouti, a 26-year-old West Bank resident.

 

Authorities at the scene of the attack. (Photo: TPS)
Authorities at the scene of the attack. (Photo: TPS)

 

The incident occurred in the midst of riots in the area against Israeli authorities.

 

Two Palestinians also stabbed and lightly wounded an IDF soldier in Hebron early Friday morning, before they were shot and killed by security forces. 

 

Shortly after midnight, the two terrorists arrived at the Jilber post in Hebron's Tel Ramedia. They attacked a 20-year-old soldier with knives, lightly wounding him in his face. Additional soldiers who were at the post shot the assailants, killing them both. The soldier was evacuated by paramedics to Share Tzedek hospital in Jerusalem.

 

One of the dead terrorists (Photo: Haim Blicher, TPS)
One of the dead terrorists (Photo: Haim Blicher, TPS)

 

The attack was the second stabbing to take place in 24 hours. Three Israelis, two of them members of Israel's security forces, were wounded in two separate incidents in the West Bank and in Jerusalem on Thursday. In a third incident, an Israeli vehicle came under fire near the Psagot settlement in the West Bank, but none were hurt.

 

Ten bullets hit the car that was driving through the Binyamin region. IDF troops were searching the area for the perpetrators.

 

Stabbing attack at Damascus Gate (Photo: MDA)
Stabbing attack at Damascus Gate (Photo: MDA)

 

In the afternoon hours, an Israeli policeman was stabbed and light-to-moderately wounded near the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem. The attacker, aged 21 from Tulkarm, was shot dead.

 

The attacker approached a police officer sitting in his car on HaNevi'im Street in Jerusalem, drew out a knife and stabbed the policeman. The policeman fought the attacker, and his fellow officers, who saw the ongoing struggle, opened fire and shot the attacker dead.

 


פרסום ראשון: 12.04.15, 08:06
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