Palestinian terror: 2 dead; Islamic Jihad claims responsibility for stabbing death of Israeli woman, 26

Palestinian terror: 2 dead; Islamic Jihad claims responsibility for stabbing death of Israeli woman, 26

[Ed. – The Israeli soldier stabbed near Tel Aviv later died of his injuries, bringing the death toll for 10 November to 2.]

The Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility Monday evening for the stabbing attack in southern West Bank, in which the attacker was killed after stabbing three Israelis.

The group said in an emailed press statement that Maher el- Hashlamon, an Islamic Jihad member and a former prisoner, was killed after he stabbed three Israelis and killed one of them, Xinhua reported. …

Meanwhile, an Israeli police spokeswoman said in a statement that the Israeli police shot and seriously wounded a Palestinian after he stabbed to death an Israeli girl and wounded two others north of Hebron.

She said that the Palestinian jumped out of his car and stabbed people gathering near the settlement of Alon Shabot, where he killed a 26-year-old woman and wounded two other Israelis.

An armed Israeli guard in the settlement immediately opened fire at the stabber and seriously wounded him, the spokeswoman said, adding that the two stabbed Israelis are in light and moderate condition.

Earlier Monday, a Palestinian man stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier in south of Tel Aviv in Israel, according to Israel Radio.

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