Photo Credit: Hillel Maeir/TPS
IDF Soldiers during routine defense activity in Judea and Samaria.

By Michael Bachner/TPS

Samaria (TPS) – A combined rock-throwing and stabbing attack against Israeli soldiers was carried out on Wednesday afternoon near the Jewish community of Yitzhar in Samaria.

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One IDF soldier was stabbed and lightly injured in the attack, while the Arab stabber was shot and killed at the scene.

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit has confirmed the stabbing, adding that details are being investigated.

According to other reports from the scene, the event began when rocks were thrown at the soldiers from a passing vehicle. The soldiers pursued the vehicle and took it off the road by crashing into it. The terrorist then exited the vehicle and stabbed a soldier before being shot and killed.

Michael Zeff contributed to this report.

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