IDF Officer Stabbed and Wounded Near Nablus; Assailant Shot Dead

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The Jerusalem Post reports: A suspected terrorist lightly wounded an Israeli officer on Thursday after stabbing him on the hand on the slopes of Mount Ebal near Nablus located in the West Bank.

The assailant was shot and killed following the incident.

According to Palestinian media accounts, the suspect was 36-year-old Mahmoud Abed al Jalil Yasin.

The incident began when the alleged assailant threw a Molotov cocktail at security forces stationed on the slopes, where he then pulled out a knife and attacked the officer.

The incident marks the second terrorist attack of the day.

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