Palestinian Teen Tries To Stab Security Guard, Shot Dead: Police

January 23, 2016 8:03 AM

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Palestinian Teen Tries To Stab Security Guard, Shot Dead: Police

Jerusalem: A Palestinian teenage girl tried to stab an Israeli guard at a West Bank settlement today but was shot dead, police said, in the third settlement attack in a week.

"A 13-year-old Palestinian girl with a knife in her hand ran toward the civilian security guard at Anatot (settlement)," police spokeswoman Luba Samri said in a statement. "The guard opened fire, gravely wounding her and medics pronounced her dead shortly afterward."

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