Palestinian woman walking towards checkpoint ignored security forces’ instructions to stop and was arrested; search of her possession uncovered large kitchen knife she allegedly planned to use in attack.

Border Police and police troops foiled a stabbing attack at a checkpoint near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron on Saturday afternoon.

The troops noticed a Palestinian woman who was acting suspiciously and instructed her to stop, but she ignored them and continued advancing towards them.

The 27-year-old suspect (Photo: Police Spokesman)
The 27-year-old suspect (Photo: Police Spokesman)


The troops managed to stop the woman and arrest her. When they searched her, they found a large kitchen knife in her possession that she was allegedly going to use in a stabbing attack against the troops.

The knife found in the woman's possession (Photo: Police Spokesman)
The knife found in the woman’s possession (Photo: Police Spokesman)


The 27-year-old woman from Yatta, near Hebron, was taken for questioning.

As reported by Ynetnews