Attempted Stabbing Attack at the Entrance to Kiryat Arba [UPDATED 1:33PM IL]



12:29PM IL: [PHOTOS IN EXTENDED ARTICLE] A 14-year-old Arab terrorist attempted to carry out a stabbing attack at the entrance to Kiryat Arba. The response of soldiers was B”H immediate and the attacker was shot and neutralized before he could harm any of the intended victims.

12:47PM IL: The attacker is reportedly in serious condition after being shot while trying to perpetrate a stabbing attack. Security forces have fired at second Arab male, believed to be a terrorist who arrived with the wounded terrorist, apparently an accomplice. The pursuit after the second suspect is underway.

1:15PM IL: The wounded terrorist was transported to the trauma unit of Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem is serious condition.

1:33PM IL: Life returns to regular routine in the area of the attack. It remains unclear if there was a second terrorist or not at this time.






(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photos: Media Resource Group)