1 Isreali dead, 2 injured in West Bank stabbing attack

17-year-old Palestinian assailant killed

27 July, 12:11

    (ANSAmed) - TEL AVIV, JULY 27 - One Israeli died and two were injured in a stabbing attack in the West bank settlement of Adam on Thursday night, Israeli sources have said. The victim was a 31-year-old father of two. The assailant, a 17-year-old Palestinian from a nearby village, was also killed.

    The Israeli Defence Forces subsequently sent reinforcements to the area, while the settlers' movement is calling for expansion of the settlement in response.

    In a statement Hamas in Gaza praised the attack as an "act of heroism" and an example for Palestinians in the West Bank.

    (ANSAmed).

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