Jewish teen stabbed in West Bank

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Jewish teen was stabbed by a Palestinian in the West Bank.

A Palestinian man, 20, stabbed his 17-year-old Jewish victim in the stomach near the Tapuach Junction in the northern West Bank. He was taken to an Israeli hospital with moderate injuries.

The attacker, from Ramallah, told Israeli police that he stabbed the teen because he was Jewish, according to the Jerusalem Post.

Three Palestinians from the Balata village were arrested on Jan. 27 at the same junction after Border Police discovered that they were carrying seven bombs and a knife. They told police that they had planned to carry out a terror attack at the junction. 

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