The IDF reported Sunday an attempted stabbing attack that took place near the town of Ariel.
A terrorist approached the soldiers’ station at the Ariel Junction, drew a knife and attempted to stab one of the troops. B’chasdei Shamayim, no one was wounded.
The wannabe terrorist fled the scene and, after a short chase, was found and arrested.
Later on Sunday, Border Police thwarted a terror attack at Mearas Hamachpeilah in Chevron and arrested a suspect armed with a knife.
Border guards noticed the teenager acting suspiciously while passing through a checkpoint and detained him for further investigation. During a security check, the teenager threw a knife on the floor that had been hidden on his person, police said.
The police identified the suspect as a 16-year-old from Chevron.