Palestinian attempts to stab checkpoint guard


JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian teenager tried to stab Israeli security guards at a checkpoint north of Jerusalem.

The Jenin resident, 18, pulled out a knife and attacked a guard at the Bitunia checkpoint who asked the teen to show his identity papers on Wednesday.

The Palestinian said he dreamed of carrying out the attack, police told Ynet. He told police he arrived at the checkpoint for the purpose of launching an attack. 

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