Itongadol.- A soldier was lightly injured in a stabbing attack near Hebron, MDA reported Friday.
The attack occurred at Jilber Junction. The terrorist was shot and killed.
Two attempted terror attacks were thwarted earlier on Friday.
In the first incident a suspected terrorist of Jordanian nationality attempted to stab a police officer at Jerusalem\’s Damascus Gate Friday.
According to police, the terrorist walked out of the Damascus Gate with knives outstretched in both of his hands.
He headed to a border police unit that was standing guard by the gate and shouted out, “Allahu Akbar,’ a police spokesperson said.
The police shot and killed the terrorist.
The 28-year-old had entered Israel yesterday coming via the Allenby Bridge. The Jordan minister of culture spokesman, Sabah al-Rifai state that Jordan is closely following the situation in order to understand what happened. .
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld Tweeted a picture of the knives found on the terrorist body.
About an hour later two Palestinian terrorists, a man and a woman, tried to run down a group of soldiers at the entrance to the Kiryat Arba settlement near the West Bank city of Hebron.
Soldiers shot at both the assailants.
According to Maan News Agency the assailants were Firas Khdour from Bani Naim near Hebron. He was accompanied by his fiance Raghd Abdullah Khdour whose sister attempted an attack in at the same intersection only a few months ago and was killed.
According to initial reports the man was killed.
Raghd arrived to Shaare Zedek Medical Center with bulltet wounds in her stomach in serious condition.
Magen David Adom evacuated to Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center three lightly wounded 15-year old boys from the scene.
Damascus Gate in Jerusalem\’s Old City and the city of Kryat-Arba have been flashpoints for terror attacks during the wave of violence that began nearly a year ago.
The violence in Israel continued as a bus driver was injured on Highway 1 from Jerusalem to Ma’aleh Adumim after rocks and bottles of paint were thrown at the bus.
Police were searching for the suspects.
Instances of violence in the capital have decreased considerably in recent months amid an increased police presence.