2 Palestinians stab soldier, killed by troops: Israel army

Israeli security forces stand guard at the Huwara checkpoint near Nablus on December 26, 2015Two Palestinians in the West Bank stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier on Sunday and were shot dead by troops, the army said, the latest in a three-month wave of attacks. The Palestinian health ministry said that the assailants were Mohammed Sabaaneh, aged 17, and Nur Eddine Sabaaneh, 23, from Qabatia near Jenin in the north of the Israeli-occupied West Bank. The incident, in Huwara in the northern West Bank, was the second of the day.

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