A Palestinian stabbing attack today at the Etzyon Junction in Gish Etzyon turned tragic when bullets directed by IDF soldiers toward the Palestinian attacker hit 23-year-old Eliav Gelman of Karmei Tzur.
Gelman was taken to Shaarei Tzedek Hospital in Yerushalayim but passed away several hours later.
The stabbing attack took place shortly after noon.
The Palestinian attacker is Mamduh Amro, 26-year-old from Dura, who is alive and hospitalized.
Gelman, a father of two was an officer in the IDF Air Force reserves. Details of his levayah have not yet been announced.
David Steger – Matzav.com Israel