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.
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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.