IDF: Assailant in West Bank tried to run over soldier before attempting to stab him

The Israel Defense Forces says the suspect who tried to attack Israeli troops at a base near the Ofra settlement first tried to accelerate his vehicle into a soldier.

The assailant then got out of his vehicle and tried to stab the soldier before he was “neutralized,” according to the IDF.

The military doesn’t provide any details on the suspect’s condition, but photos from the scene show his lifeless body.

No soldiers were injured.

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