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Palestinian attempts to stab Israeli in W.Bank, 'neutralized'

NNA – (Agence France Presse) A Palestinian attempted to stab an Israeli at a junction in the occupied West Bank on Thursday and was shot, police said.

The army said the Palestinian sought to attack soldiers waiting at a busy bus stop in what is known as the Gush Etzion settlement bloc.

“A Palestinian, armed with a knife, attempted to stab the soldiers,” a statement said.

“Forces at the scene responded to the immediate threat and shot the assailant.”

It did not say whether the alleged attacker was killed.– Agence France Presse

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