Two Israelis wounded in West Bank Stabbing Attack

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File photo: Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli security forces near the Huwara checkpoint, near the West Bank city of Nablus on December 22, 2017. A terror stabbing attack took place at a bus stop near the Huwara junction on October 11, 2018. Photo by Nasser Ishtayeh/Flash90

Two Israelis wounded in West Bank Stabbing Attack

 

The IDF says a manhunt is underway for a terrorist who stabbed a 30-year-old reserve soldier in the face and chest at a bus stop near the Huwara Junction in Samaria, Thursday. IDF soldiers opened fire on the attacker, who fled the scene in a vehicle. The incident is the third major terror attack in the West Bank in the past month.

 

 The IDF says a manhunt is underway for a terrorist who stabbed a 30-year-old reserve soldier in the face and chest at a bus stop near the Huwara Junction in Samaria between the Jewish communities of Itamar and Har Bracha. Thursday. IDF soldiers opened fire on the attacker, who fled the scene in a vehicle.

The victim is listed in moderate to serious condition.  A second victim, a 26-year-old woman was lightly injured in the leg by shrapnel when the IDF opened fire on the escaping vehicle.

An ongoing manhunt remains underway for the Barkan attacker, identified as Ashraf Na’alowa, a 23-year-old from the Palestinian village of Shuweika, near Tulkarem.

 

 

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