Palestinian bus passenger attempts to stab guards at checkpoint; no injuries
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Palestinian bus passenger attempts to stab guards at checkpoint; no injuries

Woman draws knife during security check before being subdued by officers, police say

A knife used in a stabbing attempt by a Palestinian woman at the az-Za’ayyem checkpoint between Maale Adumim and Jerusalem, April 10, 2019. (Israel Police)
A knife used in a stabbing attempt by a Palestinian woman at the az-Za’ayyem checkpoint between Maale Adumim and Jerusalem, April 10, 2019. (Israel Police)

A Palestinian bus passenger attempted to stab border crossing officers while they were doing a security check at the az-Za’ayyem checkpoint between Maale Adumim and Jerusalem, police said.

The officers fired in the air and apprehended the suspect, a female resident of Tulkarem.

No one was injured, the police said.

The suspect has been detained for questioning.

תיעוד: לוחמים סיכלו ניסיון דקירה במזרח ירושלים

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פורסם על ידי ‏החדשות‏ ב- יום רביעי, 10 באפריל 2019

Earlier Wednesday, an Israeli man was lightly injured by a hammer that was thrown at his car by suspects from the Palestinian village of Tuqua as he was driving down a West Bank highway near the Tekoa settlement, officials said.

Troops were searching for the attackers and the man was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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