The coordinator of IDF activities in Judea and Samaria, major General Yoav Mordechai said that the Arab who tried a few hours earlier, to attack the soldiers of the brigade «Kfir» at the crossroads of gush Etzion, was mentally ill.
Major-General Yoav Mordechai said that Palestinian terrorists use mentally ill people for their own purposes, encouraging them to carry out terrorist acts-suicide, writes, «Arutz 7».
He said: «We regret that killed the mentally ill, however are not responsible for the instigation, for which he found himself at the intersection, took out a knife and rushed at the soldiers.»
We will remind, on Friday, July 28, around 14:30, the soldiers of the IDF prevented an attempted terrorist attack near the intersection of gush Etzion.
An Arab armed with a knife, ran toward the soldiers, intending to attack them and was shot.
As a result of the incident none of the soldiers was hurt.