Israeli Soldier Is Killed in Attack by Palestinian, Police Say

October 18, 2015 9:57 PM

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Israeli Soldier Is Killed in Attack by Palestinian, Police Say

JERUSALEM — The wave of deadly attacks that has roiled Israel this month hit the southern desert city of Beersheba on Sunday, where a Palestinian armed with a pistol and a knife grabbed another weapon from a soldier, fatally shot him and wounded at least nine others, including several police officers, according to the police.

In the confusion as the attack unfolded, a foreign migrant who was apparently mistaken for a second assailant was shot and seriously wounded by an Israeli security guard. The police said the migrant’s shooting was under investigation. Witnesses who said they knew the man identified him as an Eritrea...

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