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Israeli forces shoot Palestinian in alleged knife attack in West Bank

Army says Palestinian attempted to stab soldiers

Ali Rezzakoğlu   | 13.09.2021
Israeli forces shoot Palestinian in alleged knife attack in West Bank

JERUSALEM

Israeli forces shot and injured a Palestinian man in an alleged stabbing attack in the occupied West Bank on Monday, according to the army.


A military statement said the Palestinian attempted to stab Israeli soldiers at the Gush Etzion junction, south of Bethlehem.


The statement did not give any further details.

No injuries were reported among Israeli soldiers.

*Writing by Ibrahim Mukhtar in Ankara

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