Terrorist Shot During Stabbing Attack at Checkpoint Near Yerushalayim

Israeli security forces secure the scene after a Palestinian terrorist attempted to stab soldiers at a checkpoint on Wednesday. (Yonatan Sindel/Flash90)

A female Arab terrorist was shot Wednesday morning as she attempted to stab Israeli security personnel at the A-Zaim checkpoint at the southern entrance to Yerushalayim.

The security forces responded quickly to the attack and shot and killed the terrorist.

B’chasdei Shamayim, no Israelis were wounded in the attack.

The knife used in the attack.

Yerushalayim District Police Commander Yoram Halevi arrived at the scene of the attack and was briefed on the details.

A police spokesman stated that the police are investigating where the female suspect came from and heightened security is continuing in the area.

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