IDF soldier stabbed during West Bank night raid (HAŽARETZ NEWS) By Gili Cohen 03/27/12)
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An Israel Defense Forces soldier of the elite Duvdevan unit was
stabbed in his back and face overnight during active duty in a West
Bank town east of Ramallah.
The soldier was evacuated to Jerusalem´s Hadassah University
Hospital, Ein Karem. Doctors said he only sustained light injuries
and is in a stable condition.
After the soldier was stabbed, the force responded with rifle fire,
injuring three Palestinians. The Palestinians received preliminary
treatment on location they were transferred to Israeli hospitals for
continued medical treatment.
Apparently, two of the Palestinians were critically injured after one
of them was shot in his neck and the other in the stomach. They are
currently being treated at Hadassah. The third is being treated at
Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem.
The IDF said they are looking into the causes that lead to the
The stabbing is the second attack on an IDF unit during active duty
in the West Bank this month. Just two weeks ago, a soldier from the
Kfir Brigade was stabbed in the neck during active duty in the West
Bank.(© Copyright 2012 Ha´aretz 03/27/12)
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