Terrorists get cold feet when faced with IDF soldiers
Arab terrorist draws knife on security forces at junction in northern Samaria, but panics and throws away weapon when they react.
By Uzi Baruch
An Arab terrorist attempted to conduct a stabbing attempt at Tapuach Junction not far from Ariel in Samaria on Sunday, but apparently lost his nerve when the soldiers he intended to murder reacted to his approach.
The terrorist came towards IDF forces from the direction of the hitchhiking station at the junction and drew a knife.
In response, the soldiers followed procedures for arresting a terror suspect, which include firing in the air, and the unnerved terrorist threw away his knife.
He was arrested and handcuffed while lying on the ground; fortunately he did not manage to harm anyone.
The stabbing attempt comes just hours after a 23-year-old female Israeli Arab conducted a stabbing attack in Rosh Ha’ayin. Police have yet to officially define the attack as terrorism.
In the stabbing Reut Weitzman, a 30-year-old
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