Here is a look at attacks on Israelis from Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Israeli soldier seriously wounded in stabbing attack
An Israeli soldier was seriously injured Wednesday in a stabbing attack at the al-Fawwar junction southwest of Hebron.
The soldier, who is in his 20s, was stabbed in his upper body.
He was evacuated by Magen David Adom medics to Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Hospital in serious condition, according to a first responder.
The attacker was shot and later died of his wounds.
Tuesday, 24 November 2015
Four Israelis security personnel injured in car ramming incident
Three soldiers and a Border Police officer were wounded in a Palestinian vehicular- ramming attack near the Tapuah junction in the West Bank Tuesday morning.
A colonel and a lieutenant- colonel from the IDF Engineering Corps were among the injured. They were in the area on foot to examine altering the infrastructure at the junction as part of wider steps to beef up security.
Paramedics treated one of the wounded for moderate injuries in the head and stomach.
Three other victims were treated for light wounds.
They all were evacuated to Rabin Medical Center – Beilinson Campus in Petah Tikva.
A Palestinian driver ran down the four, before being shot and wounded by a soldier.
He was taken to the hospital for treatment.
A school bus full of children passed through the junction at the time of the attack, and the Samaria Regional Council provided psychological treatment for the students and teachers.
Monday, 23 November 2015
18-year-old Israeli soldier killed, 2 more Israelis hurt in stabbing at West Bank petrol station
An Israeli soldier was killed on Monday afternoon in a stabbing attack at a gas station on Route 443 in the West Bank, close to the central town of Modiin
Two others were hurt in the attack. One of the wounded, an Israeli woman, was lightly hurt when her car was hit by gunfire from security forces. The other, a female Israeli soldier in her 20s, was lightly injured in the stabbing and evacuated to the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem for treatment.
The Palestinian assailant was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers in the area, according to Channel 2.
He was named as Ahmad Taha of the West Bank village of Qatanna, near Jerusalem. Taha arrived at the gas station specifically to carry out an attack, according to the TV report.
Magen David Adom paramedics attempted to revive the 18-year-old soldier who sustained severe abdominal wounds, but were forced to declare him dead at the scene.
“A young man… was lying on the ground unconscious, with stab wounds to the upper body, on the highway next to the gas station. Nearby, there was a young woman… approximately 20 years old, with stab wounds to her limbs. We gave both medical treatment on the scene,” said MDA medic Yitzchak Aryeh Goldfarb.
70-year-old stabbed and another injured in scissor attack by teenage girls
Two people were lightly injured during a stabbing attack near Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda market on Monday morning, officials said.
Two Arab female teens identified as attackers were shot after slashing at people near the busy outdoor market with scissors, according to police.
One victim was identified as a 70-year-old Palestinian resident of Bethlehem with stab wounds to his upper body.
A second person, a 27-year-old guard, was lightly hurt by shrapnel from gunfire against the attackers, police said.
They were taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Police identified the two attackers as 14 and 16 years old, from northern Jerusalem. The teenage girls were related to one another, police said.
The 16-year-old died at the scene and the 14-year-old was detained, a police spokesperson said. She was taken to an Israeli hospital in critical condition, according to news reports.
Other incidents from Monday:
- Attempted stabbing attack near Nablus. Assailant shot on site.
- Israeli civilian injured in car ramming attack near Nablus.