An IDF reserve soldier and an Israeli citizen were lightly wounded during a stabbing attack at Chatmar Junction in Shomron on Thursday.
Both victims were evacuated to Beilinson Hospital, reported Magen David Adom. One victim, a 32-year reserve soldier, was stabbed in his upper body and face was fully conscious and in moderate condition.
The second victim, a 26-year old woman, was wounded lightly in her leg as a result of shrapnel from friendly fire as soldiers opened fire at the terrorist. The terrorist fled in a waiting vehicle.
A manhunt was underway for the terrorist at this time.
This is the knife that a Palestinian used to stab an IDF reserve soldier in Judea & Samaria just now, moderately injuring him. Our troops fired towards the terrorist who fled. We are currently searching for him. pic.twitter.com/7jfrXfUY3Q
— Israel Defense Forces (@IDFSpokesperson) October 11, 2018
(YWN Israel Desk – Jerusalem/Photo Credit: חדשות רוטר)