IDF investigating reports of attempted stabbing in West Bank
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IDF investigating reports of attempted stabbing in West Bank

Palestinian woman reportedly approached guards outside settlement of Hashmonaim, failed to heed calls to stop

Illustrative: Medics from the Magen David Adom ambulance service treat an Israel Police officer and border guard that were injured when a car rammed through a checkpoint outside of Jerusalem on October 13, 2016. (Magen David Adom)
Illustrative: Medics from the Magen David Adom ambulance service treat an Israel Police officer and border guard that were injured when a car rammed through a checkpoint outside of Jerusalem on October 13, 2016. (Magen David Adom)

The IDF on Saturday was investigating reports of an attempted stabbing attack at a checkpoint near the West Bank city of Qalqilya.

According to reports in Hebrew-language media, a Palestinian woman approached the checkpoint near the settlement of Hashmonaim, ignoring calls by security guards to stop.

The woman was arrested and taken into custody for further questioning. She reportedly sustained light injuries during her arrest.

No Israelis were reported injured in the incident.

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