Terrorist stabs Border Guard officer in Hevron

Terrorist stabs Border Guard officer near Tomb of the Patriarchs. Officer is lightly wounded, terrorist was killed by another officer.

Arutz Sheva Staff,

Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron (file)
Cave of the Patriarchs in Hevron (file)
Gershon Elinson/Flash 90

A Palestinian teenager stabbed and wounded a Border Guard officer in Hevron today (Saturday) before being shot dead, Israeli police said, the latest in a series of attacks.

One guard was lightly injured in the incident, which occurred near the Tomb of the Patriarchs, and another officer killed the 18-year-old terrorist, police said in a statement.

According to police, the Palestinian approached a checkpoint close to the holy site, where he was asked for identification.

He then drew a knife and attacked one officer, before being chased and shot dead.

Palestinian officials named the youth as 18-year-old Abdallah Ajluni.

AFP contributed to this report




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