Israeli stabbed, Palestinian attacker killed: police

Israeli medical staff walk an injured soldier (2-R) following a stabbing attempt at the Qalandia checkpoint between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem on September 30, 2016A member of the Israeli security forces was stabbed and seriously injured Friday in the West Bank town of Qalandia, a police spokeswoman said, adding that the Palestinian attacker was then gunned down. The 28-year-old attacker, a Jerusalem native, approached an Israeli checkpoint and stabbed a member of the security forces, who was rushed to hospital. Fellow security forces members then shot the Palestinian dead, police said.

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