A female terrorist approached a member

A female terrorist approached a member

Aug 16, 2019
of the Border Police with a knife at the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron

on Wednesday morning and attempted to carry out a stabbing attack.

The Police Spokesperson's Unit reported that the terrorist approached the officer and was questioned. After retrieving a knife from her bag, a stand-off occurred with police officers who rushed to the scene.


Only when she charged toward the police was the terrorist neutralized after a police officer opened fire. She was then evacuated to Jerusalem's Sha'are Tzedek hospital in critical condition.

Police reported that the terrorist is in her 30's and a resident of Idhna, a Palestinian town in the southern West Bank located 13 km. from Hebron.  

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