Photo Credit: Israel Police spokesperson
Attacker's knife (illustrative)

IDF soldiers foiled an attempted stabbing attack Wednesday night (June 3) at the Hashmonaim checkpoint near Modi’in Illit.

A Palestinian Authority terrorist attempted to stab a security guard at the checkpoint.


IDF soldiers who were at the scene intervene and stopped the terrorist, without having to use weapons, according to the IDF.

The attacker was arrested and taken for questioning.

No injuries were reported.


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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for, and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.