According to initial reports, a female terrorist arrived at the Mevo Dotan settlement armed with a knife and stabbed a soldier in his stomach before being neutralized.

Photo Credit: Israel Border Police / Channel 2 News

An Israeli soldier was wounded today (Thursday) after being stabbed by a female terrorist in Mevo Dotan, a settlement in the northern West Bank.

The soldier was stabbed in his stomach and lightly injured by flesh wounds. The terrorist was shot and is in critical condition. The soldier was taken to Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva.

According to the initial investigation, the female terrorist approached the entrance to the settlement while carrying a knife. She did not stop when ordered to by the soldiers and stabbed one of them in his stomach. She was then shot and received medical treatment at the scene.