Terrorist who stabbed Israeli officer dies of wounds
Police believe terrorist who stabbed Border Police officer near Ramallah dressed up as a journalist.
The terrorist who stabbed a Border Police officer during riots near Ramallah died of his wounds on Friday evening, AFP reported.
The terrorist had pulled out a knife and stabbed the Border Police officer in the shoulder. Officers responded to the attack and shot the terrorist, neutralizing him. Approaching the terrorist, the officers realized he had an explosive belt, and shot him a second time to prevent him from detonating it.
The terrorist was later evacuated by the Red Crescent to hospital but died of his wounds hours later, the Palestinian health ministry said.
The officer, who suffered moderate injuries, was transferred for treatment at the Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem.
Police suspect the terrorist had dressed up as a journalist in order to make it easier for him to get closer to the officers.