Israeli woman dies after West Bank shop stabbing
Published 26/01/2016 | 07:51
An Israeli woman has died of injuries she suffered in a Palestinian stabbing attack in a West Bank settlement, according to a Jerusalem hospital.
Hospital spokeswoman Hadar Elboim identified the victim as 23-year-old Shlomit Krigman.
Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said Ms Krigman was wounded when two Palestinians went on a stabbing rampage outside a mini-market in Beit Horon on Monday.
Another Israeli woman suffered minor injuries before a security guard shot both assailants dead, she said.
Police found two home-made pipe bombs near the scene of the attack, Ms Samri said.
Security camera footage showed the owner of the store using a shopping trolley to prevent the two attackers from entering.
Ms Samri identified the attackers as Ibrahim Allan, who was in his 20s, and Hussein Abu Gosh, who was a teenager.
The attack in Beit Horon, which lies north-west of Jerusalem, is the third stabbing inside an Israeli settlement since last week.
Ms Krigman is the latest fatality in four months of Palestinian attacks - mostly stabbings, shootings and also car-ramming assaults - that have killed 26 people on the Israeli side.
At least 149 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire, including 104 said by Israel to be attackers.