Hebron woman detained for 'attempting to stab soldier'
Published Sunday 08/09/2013 (updated) 08/09/2013 22:32
HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained a woman in Hebron on Sunday for attempting to stab an Israeli soldier, witnesses said.
Locals told Ma'an that Ayat Mahfouth, 20, was arrested in Shuhada street and taken to an unknown location.
An Israeli army spokeswoman said soldiers detained a woman south of Hebron who was found to be carrying a 9.5-centimeter knife during a routine security check.