Two Palestinians killed in stabbing attack on Israeli soldier

Published October 27th, 2015 - 06:04 GMT

Two Palestinians were shot and killed in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc south of Bethlehem on Tuesday after allegedly stabbing an Israeli soldier, Israel's army said.

A 19-year-old Israeli soldier was moderately wounded after being stabbed in the upper body, Israel's army said, with the victim taken to a hospital in Jerusalem for treatment.

An Israeli police spokesperson said two "terrorists" stabbed an Israeli man before being shot at the scene, without providing further details.

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