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Palestinian Attacker Stabs Israeli Officer While Attempting to Infiltrate Efrat

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The West Bank city of Efrat. Photo: Wikipedia.

The West Bank city of Efrat. Photo: Wikipedia.

A Palestinian attacker stabbed an Israeli army officer in the chest near a West Bank settlement Sunday and moderately wounded him, before Israeli soldiers shot the attacker and apprehended him, the military said.

Local officials said the attacker had tried to infiltrate the settlement of Efrat and a manhunt was underway before he pounced on the officer and stabbed him. The incident followed a weekend surge in Palestinian attacks that shattered weeks of relative calm.

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