Attempted terror attack at Gush Etzion Junction thwarted

Terrorist with knife approached Gush Etzion Junction before being eliminated.

Tags: Terrorism
Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Terror attack scene
Terror attack scene
Yishai Gilad/TPS

Security forces on Sunday morning thwarted a terror attack at the Gush Etzion Junction.

Initial reports indicate that the terrorist drew a knife and started running toward the junction, but was quickly neutralized by soldiers stationed there.

The IDF spokesperson said: "A report was received of an attempted stabbing attack at the Gush Etzion Junction under the Etzion Regional Brigade. The terrorist was neutralized at the scene. Details are under examination."