Israeli lightly wounded in west bank stabbing, attacker shot dead
The Israeli military has claimed that a Palestinian assailant was shot dead yesterday after stabbing a security guard at the entrance to a Jewish settlement in the West Bank. The civilian guard, stationed at the Karmei Tzur settlement north of Hebron, was slightly wounded. Another security guard shot and killed the attacker, the military said in a statement.”When we arrived to the scene, we saw a 34-year-old man standing near the entrance to the settlement,” Magen David Adom Paramedic Dvora Aviad said. “He was walking, with an injured hand from stabbing. With the assistance of an IDF medical force, we gave him initial medical treatment and he was evacuated to Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in mild condition.”The Palestinian Authority Health Ministry named the attacker as 19-year-old Hamza Zamaara from Halhoul.Following the attack, according to a statement released by the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, IDF troops from the Etzion regional brigade began operations in Halhoul and entered the suspect’s home and interrogated his family.
-Source: Jerusalem Post