Photo: Samaria Regional Council
Knife used
Photo: Samaria Regional Council

Attempted stabbing at checkpoint thwarted

A terrorist came to an IDF checkpoint in a car and attempted to attack a soldier present; she was successfully stopped by IDF soldiers on the scene.

A female terrorist attempted to carry out a stabbing attack against Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint in Samaria in the West Bank on Sunday evening. The attacker has been neutralized.




The attacker came to Shaked Checkpoint in northern Samaria by car. Armed with a knife, she exited her vehicle and pulled out the knife.


The terrorist's knife (Photo: Samaria Regional Council) (Photo: Samaria Regional Council)
The terrorist's knife (Photo: Samaria Regional Council)


Soldiers on the scene identified the weapon and deduced her intent, and they managed to gain control of her. She was arrested and taken for questioning.


The IDF spokesperson reported that a female soldier on the scene was lightly wounded by the knife in the struggle to neutralize the threat. She received medical treatment at the scene.



פרסום ראשון: 08.14.16, 20:48
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