Terror Attack Thwarted in Shechem

Soldiers responding to the attempted stabbing at Kikar Shomron. (Moaz Shomron)

According to the IDF spokesman, a Palestinian man arrived by car from Shechem and exited his vehicle  near the Shomron Square , attempting to stab an DF soldier. He was shot by another soldier in Shechem on Monday evening, according to the military.

Automobile of the terrorist who was neutralized in Kikar Shomron. (Moaz Shomron)

The terrorist was neutralized, suffering serious injuries.

B’chasdei shamayim, no injuries were reported.

The IDF is investigating the incident and additional forces have been dispatched to the scene at Shomron Square in the city.

Updated Monday, January 21, 2019 at 3:13 pm updated info