Palestinian teen stabs soldier in West Bank

Marcy Oster

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A teenage Palestinian girl stabbed a soldier in the back near the West Bank settlement of Nahliel.

The attacker was arrested at the scene on Wednesday afternoon and taken for questioning, according to the IDF. The soldier, 20, was reported to be moderately wounded, and was taken to Tel Hashomer Medical Center in Tel Aviv for treatment.

The solider was on a routine patrol when he was attacked.

There has been a number of what Israeli security forces call lone-wolf attacks, many of them stabbings, by Palestinians against Israelis in the last two months.

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