Palestinian Woman Attempts to Stab Soldiers Near Ariel

In this photo released by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Israeli troops operate against Hezbollah militants July 29, 2006 in the south Lebanese village of Marun al-Ras. The Israeli Government refused a UN request July 29 for a 72 hour truce in Southern Lebanon for humanitarian efforts, citing a corridor …
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The Jerusalem Post reports:  A Palestinian terrorist attempted to stab soldiers at the Gitai Avisar junction near the West Bank city of Ariel on Tuesday. No soldiers were hurt in the attempted attack.

The suspect was shot in the chest by IDF forces on the scene and transferred to Belinson Hospital in Petach Tikva. Her condition was reported as critical.

The incident came after two Israelis were killed in terror attacks in the West Bank last week.

On Thursday, Muhammad Tarayrah, 17, murdered Israeli teenager Hallel Yaffa Ariel in her sleep in Kiryat Arba.

The IDF and COGAT’s Civil Administration issued a decree Monday night announcing plans to demolish Tarayrah’s West Bank home.

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