At 14:00 received information about the attack with the use of bladed weapons in the area and gang-paamon in Jerusalem.
Later it became known that the police contacted a woman who reported that she was attacked by an Arab teen. Police estimate, we are talking about a questionable message. However, the woman was given medical help, as she complained of weathered the shock.
At 12:55 received a report of an attempted attack on soldiers at a checkpoint in the Jerusalem quarter of har Homa. In this incident none of the soldiers were injured, the assailant was neutralized.
Earlier, in the morning, two Palestinian Arabs tried to overcome the security fence near the settlement of shaked (West of Jenin). Unit reservists of the IDF, raised the alarm, arrived on the scene and found the suspects. One of the Arabs, armed with automatic rifle, fired several shots in the direction of the servicemen. In response, the soldiers opened fire and shot both of the Arabs. One of the killed was found a knife. None of the IDF soldiers were not injured. The Palestinian media called the names of the dead. This 15-year-old Nihad Muhammad Raad and Marwan Khalid Fouad from the village of Arak, located near the settlement of shaked. Initially it was reported that one of those killed was armed with an automatic rifle M-16. But later the army’s press service said, he was a self-made rifle similar to the M-16.