Stabbing attempt near Hevron; terrorist eliminated

A Palestinian Arab attempted to stab an Israeli Jew Sunday afternoon at Einun junction, north of Kiryat Arba and Hevron. 

The IDF confirmed in the minutes after the attack (update: 1:55 pm local time) that the stabbing unfolded during a clash between Palestinian Arab rioters and security forces at the junction, outside the Palestinian Arab village of Beit Einun along Route 60. 

After the terrorist attempted to stab a soldier, he was eliminated; no soldiers were injured in the attack. 

Security forces are currently conducting an investigation at the scene. 

More to follow. 


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