Two Palestinians killed in knife attack on Israeli soldiers

Jerusalem: Two Palestinians attacked Israeli soldiers manning a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank before being shot dead on Saturday, an army spokeswoman said.


The attack occurred in the north of the Jordan Valley, the spokeswoman said.

Twenty-two Israelis, an American and an Eritrean have been killed in Palestinian attacks including stabbings, car rammings and gunfire targeting security forces and civilians since October 1. At the same time, 146 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces, most while carrying out attacks.