Jerusalem (CNN)A knife-wielding woman who tried to attack a security checkpoint in the West Bank was shot by guards, the Israel Defense Ministry said.
Israel: Woman pulls knife at checkpoint, gets shot by security
"A woman terrorist arrived at the checkpoint located on Route 55 next to Alfei Menashe holding a knife," a Defense Ministry statement said.
Alfei Menashe is an Israeli settlement in the northern West Bank, west of Nablus.
"Security guards at the checkpoint called her to stop a few times, and when she didn't, they fired at her and neutralized the threat," the statement said.