IDF: Attempted Stabbing Against Soldier Thwarted

With a Palestinian flag to his back an Israeli soldier rides in an armored personnel carrier April 1, 2002 in the outskirts of the West Bank town of Qalqilia. I
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The Jerusalem Post reports:

A terrorist attempted to stab an Israeli soldier at a checkpoint in the West Bank city of Nablus Friday afternoon, according to an IDF statement.

According to the IDF, the assailant approached military personnel stationed at the Nablus checkpoint, pulled out a knife and attempted to wound one of the soldiers positioned in the area.

IDF forces quickly responded by shooting the attacker, abating his ability to commit any further harm.

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