Terrorist stabs Border Guard officer in Hevron

A Palestinian teenager stabbed and wounded a Border Guard officer in Hevron today (Saturday) before being shot dead, Israeli police said, the latest in a series of attacks.

One guard was lightly injured in the incident, which occurred near the Tomb of the Patriarchs, and another officer killed the 18-year-old terrorist, police said in a statement.

According to police, the Palestinian approached a checkpoint close to the, where he was asked for identification.

He then drew a knife and attacked one officer, before being chased and shot dead.

Palestinian officials named the youth as 18-year-old Abdallah Ajluni.

AFP contributed to this report

Source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/209601

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