Israeli soldier stabbed


JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli soldier was stabbed in the neck while inspecting an Arab bus at a checkpoint in eastern Jerusalem.

A passenger stood and attacked the soldier Monday as he made a routine check of the bus.

The soldier was taken to Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital in Jerusalem with the knife still stuck in his throat, according to reports.

The attacker, a 16-year-old Palestinian, was held for questioning.

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