A routine inspection at a checkpoint established at the entrance to which is located in Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs, in the bag of a young Arab women, rise to the suspicion of soldiers, was found a knife. The girl is detained.
The cave of the Patriarchs, which both the Jewish and Muslim Shrine, is one of the most stressful points of conflict. The last attack was carried out here on February 13, when a Palestinian woman was attacked with a knife an Israeli soldier. During the attack, wounded IDF soldier, and Palestinian Arab, who tried to stop the terrorist. Attacking has been destroyed.
According to the Israel security Agency, from October 2015 to February 2016, there were 228 attacks and attempted attacks.
37% of terrorist attacks were committed by persons aged 16 to 20 years. Another 10% of attacks carried out by minors. Thus, almost half of the terrorists were under 20 years of age.