Israeli soldier face slashed by Palestinian stabber
A 19-year-old Israeli soldier had his face slashed by a Palestinian terrorist near Herbon in the West Bank.
The soldier was treated at the scene. The terrorist was shot dead at the scene.
Israeli soldier slashed in face in Hebron; assailant shot https://t.co/tB7QJuO6lr
— The Times of Israel (@TimesofIsrael) September 16, 2016
A driver a passenger were shot as they plowed their car into a bus stop in the West Bank.
“Two assailants rammed a vehicle into a civilian bus stop at the Elias junction near the community of Kiryat Arba,” an army statement said.
“Forces at the scene fired at the vehicle resulting in the death of one of the assailants while the other was wounded.”
The man was pronounced dead on the scene. The Palestinian woman was shot in the stomach and seriously injured. She received preliminary treatment at the scene, before being taken to a Jerusalem hospital.
Three Israeli teenagers — two boys and a girl — were also taken to hospital. They suffered light injuries and shock.
Both assailants are said to be related to a terrorist who rammed his car into the same bus stop in June. The army reported that they found a knife in the vehicle.
Driver injured as bus pelted with rocks and bottles
A bus driver was lightly injured Friday when rocks and glass bottles full of paint were thrown at his vehicle as it traveled from Jerusalem to the nearby Ma’ale Adumim settlement in the West Bank, police said.
BREAKING: An Israeli bus driver has been wounded after Palestinians threw rocks & paint cans at bus in Maale Adumim. pic.twitter.com/bV3wxAhLYe
— Israel News First (@IsraelNewsFirst) September 16, 2016
Glass shards from a broken window hit the driver, cutting him, as he was driving down the Route 1 highway. No other injuries were reported.
Police officers began searching the area to find the perpetrators of the attack, according to a police spokesperson.
Stabbing Attack at Damascus Gate
A Jordanian man was shot dead as he tried to stab a female Israeli police officer on Friday.
The officer was not injured in the attack.
The man arrived at the Damascus Gate from inside the Old City and approached a group of officers with a knife drawn.
— Magen David Adom UK (@MDAUK_) September 16, 2016
The officers, who were in the area on a “safety and security mission,” saw the man coming towards them with the blade and opened fire, police said.
Upon searching the man’s body after the attempted attack, police found three knives in his possession.