Stabbing attack thwarted south of Jerusalem

IDF soldiers neutralize Palestinian Arab who attempted to carry out a stabbing attack in Kiryat Arba.

Elad Benari, Canada,

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A Palestinian Arab on Friday afternoon attempted to carry out a stabbing attack in Kiryat Arba, south of Jerusalem.

IDF soldiers spotted the terrorist, called to him to stop, and when the terrorist was meters away and brandishing a knife, they neutralized him.

The terrorist was wounded and was evacuated by the forces for medical treatment.

There were no injuries among the Israeli soldiers.

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