JERUSALEM A Palestinian man stabbed and critically wounded an Israeli in the West Bank city of Hebron on Monday and was then shot dead by safety forces, Israeli police stated.
Such incidents have become a daily occurrence in Israel, Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank considering that the eruption two months ago of a wave of Palestinian street violence fueled in portion by strife more than a contested holy website.
In the Hebron attack, paramilitary border police fatally shot the assailant after he stabbed an Israeli man a number of times in the upper physique, a police spokeswoman said.
The wounded man was taken to hospital in Jerusalem in crucial condition, health-related officials stated.
On Sunday, two Israelis had been injured in a car ramming and stabbing attack in Jerusalem by a Palestinian assailant, who was shot dead by a soldier, police mentioned.
Because Oct. 1, 19 Israelis and a U.S. citizen have been killed in Palestinian attacks. Israeli forces have killed 104 Palestinians, of whom 65 had been identified by Israel as assailants or caught on camera carrying out assaults. Most of the other people died in clashes with police or troops.
Tensions have also been stoked by Palestinian frustration over a peacemaking approach deadlocked since early 2014.
(Writing by Ori Lewis Editing by Jeffrey Heller and Tom Heneghan)