Israel soldier wounded in West Bank stabbing, attacker shot

Israeli borderguards take aim during clashes with Palestinian protesters in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron, on October 22, 2015“An assailant stabbed an IDF soldier during operational activity adjacent to the security fence in Gush Etzion,” a Jewish settlement bloc south of Jerusalem, an army statement said. A military spokeswoman told AFP the soldier stabbed was a Bedouin tracker who had opened a gate to enable Palestinians to harvest their olive trees. Palestinian security forces identified the assailant as Mussab Ghanimat, 17, from the nearby village of Sureif.

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