Terror attack near Kiryat Arba: all the details

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 Terror attack near Kiryat Arba: full details

On the afternoon of September 2, a terrorist attack took place at the Beit Anon junction in Kiryat Arba. A terrorist with a knife attacked the Israelis. One person was hurt. The terrorist has been neutralized. It turned out to be a Palestinian security officer. According to preliminary data, the terrorist got out of the car, pulled out a knife from the bag and stabbed the soldier in the neck and face.
A 20-year-old man was injured in a knife attack near Kiryat Arba. He received moderate stab wounds. The young man was taken to the Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital in Jerusalem.

Knesset member Itamar Ben-Gvir said a Givati ​​fighter was injured. He wished the victim recovery and urged citizens to pray for the young man.

According to Palestinian media, riots broke out near the site of the attack near Kiryat Arba. The road near this place is blocked in both directions.

The head of the municipality of Kiryat Arba, Eliyahu Libman, commented on the attack. He demanded the reinstatement of containment and urged the State of Israel to exact a high price from those who harm Jews. “Recently, security forces shot and killed a terrorist who arrived to carry out a knife attack just before Shabbat between Kiryat Arba and Gush Etzion. I would like to wish a full recovery to the soldier who was injured and is going to Jerusalem for treatment,” he said.

He thanked the soldiers and policemen who protect the safety of citizens at any time of the day and in any weather .

Prime Minister Yair Lapid also wished the IDF soldier a speedy recovery. He thanked the fighters for decisive and lightning-fast actions to neutralize the terrorist. “We will continue to fight anyone who tries to harm our citizens and soldiers. Shabbat Shalom to all IDF soldiers and security forces. Take care of yourself,” he added.

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