Photo Credit: Israel Police Spokesperson's Unit
Knife used in attempted terror attack at Tapuach Junction in Samaria, Sept. 16, 2015.

An Arab terrorist who attempted a stabbing attack at the bus stop of Tapuach junction on Rt. 60, 6 miles from Ariel in Samaria, was shot dead by an IDF force.

According to a police spokesperson, the terrorist, 28, a resident of Kalkilya, got off the bus in a suspicious manner and refused calls from an IDF force to stop. He then pulled out a knife and charged the soldiers, who shot him dead.


No damage was sustained by the IDF force or civilians. The junction was temporarily closed to traffic.


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