Stabbing Victim Shoots Terrorist in Chevron-Area Attack

Security personnel rush to the scene of the stabbing attack, Wednesday afternoon, near Chevron. (Chevron Hills Spokesman)

An Israeli was wounded in a stabbing attack in the south Chevron Hills community of Tenne Omarim on Wednesday afternoon. The Israeli was lightly wounded in the attack. Magen David Adom rescue personnel were treating the victim at the site.

The terrorist was shot and neutralized by the victim. No other injuries were reported. The terrorist died from his wounds a short time after he was shot. IDF soldiers arrived on the scene and were questioning the victim.

Overnight Tuesday, security officials said they arrested 12 wanted security suspects in other areas in Yehudah and Shomron. The suspects were wanted for participating in rioting and throwing stones and firebombs that endangered Israeli civilians and IDF soldiers. Several of the suspects were also charged with belonging to Hamas. All were being questioned on their activities by security forces.