Palestinian seriously wounds Israeli in West Bank stabbing

Israeli soldiers stand guard at a checkpoint near the settlement of Beit Horon in the West Bank, a short distance from the Givat Zeev settlement where a Palestinian teen stabbed and seriously wounded an Israeli manA Palestinian teen stabbed and seriously wounded an Israeli man at a petrol station outside a West Bank settlement before being apprehended, police said Thursday. The 17-year-old Palestinian male from Bir Nabala, a village south of Ramallah, stabbed the ultra-Orthodox Israeli Jew twice in the back near the Givat Zeev settlement on Wednesday night and then fled. Bystanders pursued the stabber, who meanwhile discarded the knife, and subdued him until police arrived at the scene and arrested him, a police statement read.

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