Scene of attack
Scene of attackNasser Ishtayeh/Flash90

Officials said on Friday afternoon that a stabbing attack of a Border Police officer occurred in the Palestinian Arab town of Huwara, near Shechem (Nablus).

According to a police spokesperson, the terrorist was neutralized.

The spokesperson said that several suspects approached Border Police officers operating in the Huwara area. Suddenly, a terrorist pulled out a knife and stabbed one of them. The officers responded by shooting and neutralizing the stabber.

The officer was evacuated for medical treatment with minor wounds.

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