Palestinian Shot Attempting to Stab Israeli Soldiers

Israel security forces
The Associated Press

The Times of Israel reports: A Palestinian man was shot by IDF soldiers when he attempted to stab them on Wednesday afternoon, outside the same northern West Bank army base where a similar incident took place the day before, the army said. No Israelis were reported injured.

A military spokesperson said the assailant tried to attack the troops, who “responded with gunfire.” According to the official Palestinian Wafa news agency, the assailant was shot in the stomach.

He was taken to Petah Tikva’s Beilinson Hospital for treatment. He was in “serious condition, unconscious and on a ventilator,” a spokesperson for the medical center said.

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