Israeli Stabbed in West Bank Terror Attack; Palestinian Suspect Arrested

A 22-year-old Israeli man was moderately injured Saturday after he was stabbed in an area designated for worshippers between the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba and the Tomb of the Patriarchs in what the Israeli military has called a terror attack. 

A 17-year-old Palestinian suspect was arrested at the scene of the stabbing, on the outskirts of Hebron. According to the Israel Defense Forces, a civilian who was nearby when the attack took place helped soldiers at the scene to detain the suspect.

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The man, who suffered an injury to his shoulder, was evacuated to Jerusalem's Shaare Zedek Medical Center to receive medical care. 

Earlier on Saturday Israel's Border Police arrested a Palestinian woman in her fifties near the Damascus Gate in the capital's Old City after she waved a knife at border policemen. No injuries were reported in the incident, and the woman was taken in for interrogations by the Israel Police.