Israeli soldier killed in suspected terror attack


(JTA) – An Israeli soldier was stabbed and killed in a suspected terrorist attack in the southern city of Arad.

Ron Yitzhak Kukia, 19, of Tel Aviv, was waiting for a bus Thursday night when he was stabbed. Kukia, a member of an infantry unit, died within minutes.

Police and the Israel Security Service are searching for the perpetrators, whom they suspect are Palestinian, Ynet reported.

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