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Israeli Stabbed in Neck

An Israeli from Ashdod was listed in moderate condition Thursday after being stabbed in the neck near the village of Al-Jiib, northwest of Jerusalem.

When the victim, a truck driver, stopped at a restaurant in the village, he was attacked from behind.

The assailant fled.

The trust driver was taken to a hospital.

In another incident, an Israeli was lightly wounded by glass shards when a rock was thrown at an ambulance in the Ramallah area.

Meanwhile, border police thwarted an attempted stabbing near the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron.

Two border police apprehended a Palestinian women, who had approached them wielding a knife, Israel Television reported. Another knife was found in her possession.