Palestinian teen girl shot & injured after stabbing Israeli soldier


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A 16-year-old Palestinian girl was shot in the stomach after stabbing and lightly wounding an Israeli soldier in the occupied West Bank. Both were reportedly treated in the same hospital.

The incident took place at the gate of the Mevo Dotan Israeli settlement, near the town of Jenin, in the northern West Bank on Thursday.

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The teenager approached a group of IDF troops while they were getting of the bus, and stabbed one of them, Haaretz reported. 

According to Israeli military, the attacker was taken to the same hospital as the stabbed serviceman, who escaped with a minor wound.

The Palestinian girl, who was referred to as a “woman” in the initial IDF report, remains in critical condition.

The attacker was identified as Nouf Okab from the town of Ya’bad near Jenin.

The girl’s father said that he was interrogated by Israeli security forces for four hours about his daughter and her family.

According to the man, he last saw Nouf when she left home for school to collect her eighth-grade report card, AP reported.  

Last week, a policeman was stabbed in the neck and received a light wound in the Israeli city of Netanya. A 45-year-old Palestinian, who carried out the attack, was shot and wounded.

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Two weeks ago, a tourist from Jordan was shot dead after he delivered a moderate wound to a police officer in Jerusalem’s Old City. 

42 Israeli citizens, two Americans and a British student were killed since the wave of stabbing attacks by Palestinians, which began in the country in 2015.

During this period, the Israeli security forces have shot dead 246 Palestinians, with the majority said to be the perpetrators of stabbing attacks.

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