Stabbing Attack Foiled in Chevron After Soldier Injured in Kiryat Arba Stabbing


attackA soldier seriously wounded in a stabbing attack in Kiryat Arba in the West Bank today underwent surgery at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Yerushalayim. 

Times of Israel reports that the was described by the hospital as a success, and the soldier’s condition is said to be stable, if still serious.

He is in an induced coma and hooked up to a respirator.

The would-be attacker was killed after soldiers opened fire on him, Army Radio reports.

He was approaching the soldiers when they shot at him, the report says.

According to reports, the soldiers were members of the Givati infantry brigade.

In a separate incident, and Arab terrorist was neutralized this afternoon while attempting a stabbing attack at the Meoras Hamachpeilah in Chevron.

The terrorist was shot and critically injured before being able to inflict any wounds.

{ Israel}