Wednesday 9 December 2015
Soldier and civilian stabbed in Hebron
Two Israelis were stabbed in the West Bank city of Hebron on Wednesday, sustaining moderate and light injuries respectively.
The terrorist was shot and killed by security forces, according to initial reports.
A photo from the scene shows one of the victims in IDF uniform. The army later confirmed that one of the victims was a soldier and the other a civilian. The latter — who was lightly injured after he was stabbed in the leg — was identified as the son of former Jewish Home MK Orit Strock, according to the Walla news website.
The soldier sustained multiple wounds to his his upper body, according to the Magen David Adom emergency service.
The two Israelis, both in their 20s, were evacuated to Jerusalem for medical treatment.
The attack occurred at the entrance to the Beit Hadassah building in the city’s Jewish enclave.
Couple injured in drive-by shooting
Two Israelis were injured Wednesday evening in a shooting attack next to the West Bank settlement of Avnei Hefetz, southeast of the Palestinian city of Tulkarem, according to security forces.
The two were travelling in a car when shots were fired at them from a passing vehicle, the army said. IDF troops are currently searching the area for vehicle that fled the scene.
Twenty bullet holes were found in the couple’s car, according to Channel 2 News.
Magen David Adom paramedics treated a 60-year-old woman for light injuries. She was evacuated to the Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba for further treatment.
A bullet pierced the skull of the 60-year-old man who was taken to the Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva where he was taken into surgery.