IDF thwarts stabbing attack in Tekoa area
February 2, 2024
(JNS) — Israel Defense Forces troops foiled a Palestinian stabbing attack in the Tekoa area in the Gush Etzion region of Judea on Monday.
Soldiers from the Tabor Battalion of the Etzion Brigade shot and killed a terrorist who attempted to stab them while they were guarding a military position near the Arab town of Taqua, located near the Israeli community of Tekoa.
The 16-year-old terrorist was identified as Rani Yasser Chalaf a-Sha’ar from Taqua.
No Israelis were injured in the attack. Clashes broke out after residents who tried to reach the terrorist passed by and were sprayed with...