A suspected terrorist attempted to stab a soldier near the Jewish neighborhood in Hebron on Monday, the IDF stated.
The assailant was shot and subdued by security forces. His condition was not immediately clear.
No Israelis were wounded in the attack.
The Hebron area has been the repeated scene of stabbing attacks against security forces and Israeli citizens in recent days.
Earlier on Monday, a Palestinian stabbed a 19-year old IDF soldier in the neck near the Beit Einun junction by the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba in the Hebron area.
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