Israeli soldier wounded in stabbing attack near Ramallah.

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A Palestinian woman stabbed and wounded a female IDF soldier at the Qalandiya checkpoint near Ramallah on Monday morning before being apprehended by security forces at the checkpoint.The soldier, 28, sustained wounds to her shoulder. She was treated on site before being evacuated to the Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in Jerusalem. According to the Israel Police, shortly before 7 a.m., a Palestinian woman approached soldiers at the checkpoint, saying she had a question. Once she was close to the soldiers, the woman pulled a knife out of her bag and stabbed one soldier in the shoulder. Security camera footage showed the assailant accosting several people in a hotel lobby. The owner of an art gallery in the area told reporters he also entered her establishment, punched her in the ear and stabbed her before fleeing.Tel Aviv Police Commander Shlomi Sagi told the Walla news site that the suspect had arrived in Tel Aviv as part of a “peace tour” for young Palestinians. He had received a one-time entry permit to Israel to participate in the tour, Sagi said.Following the attack, Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Maj. Gen. Yoav Mordechai temporarily suspended all one-time entry permits into Israel.

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