Palestinian stabs Jewish teen in West Bank

A Ramallah man reportedly said he stabbed a teen in the West Bank because he was Jewish.

The Palestinian, 20, stabbed his 17-year-old victim in the stomach near the Tapuach Junction in the northern West Bank. The teen was taken to an Israeli hospital with moderate injuries.

The attacker told Israeli police that he stabbed the teen because he was Jewish, according to The Jerusalem Post.

Three Palestinians from the Balata village were arrested on Sunday at the same junction after Border Police discovered that they were carrying seven bombs and a knife. They told police that they had planned to carry out a terror attack at the junction.

Breaking News: American Student Stabbed in Jerusalem

An American Jewish student was stabbed in Jerusalem by three men believed to be Palestinians, according to reports.

The 19-year-old male student, said to be enrolled at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, was admitted to the hospital after the incident late Saturday night with stab wounds to the face and neck. The student had asked the men for directions, police spokesman Mickey Rosenfeld told Ha’aretz.

On Sunday, a 20-year-old Israeli soldier managed to fight off an attacker in Jaffa, according to Ha’aretz. The attacker escaped and a manhunt is under way.