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Qalandiya Checkpoint
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Terrorist attempts to stab policeman in Qalandiya
The terrorist was shot after approaching a police officer while brandishing a knife in a path intended for vehicles; no other injuries reported; the attempt is the first of its kind in over two-and-a-half weeks.
A Palestinian armed with a knife was shot on Tuesday morning after he tried to stab a police officer at Qalandiya Checkpoint.

 

 

According to a statement by the police, the terrorist approached his target in a pass intended for vehicles only while brandishing a knife before being shot. No other injuries were reported.

 

Scene of attempted attack
Scene of attempted attack

 

Qalandiya Checkpoint
Qalandiya Checkpoint

 

The incident is the first to have taken place in two-and-a-half weeks when a terrorist attempted to stab an IDF soldier attempted to carry out a stabbing attack at the Ofra Interchange on Thursday before being shot and killed by security personnel stationed nearby.

 

Just days before, a terrorist attempted to run over and stab soldiers near a checkpoint in Ofra near. No IDF forces were injured in the attack. The terrorist was shot and seriously wounded.

 


פרסום ראשון: 11.22.16, 11:26
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