Palestinian shot dead after attempting to stab Israeli soldiers: army

Israeli soldiers react as they secure the scene of a reported Palestinian attack at a checkpoint close to the West Bank city of Ramallah, on January 31, 2016A Palestinian was shot dead on Monday after trying to stab Israeli soldiers near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israel’s army said. “(Soldiers) identified a suspect infiltrating the security fence near the community of Salit, east of Kfar Saba,” an army statement said. A Palestinian security source named the assailant as Ahmed Toba, 17, from a village in the northern West Bank.

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