Incident Summary:

11/20/2018: An assailant stabbed and injured an Israeli civilian outside a shop in Har Gilo, West Bank. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources suspected that the assailant was a Palestinian extremist.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

West Bank

Har Gilo

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilian
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Melee Knife or Other Sharp Object
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Palestinian Extremists (suspected) No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Police confirms: stabbing near Har Gilo was a terrorist attack," Jerusalem Post, November 20, 2018.
"Jew Stabbed in Attack in Beit Jala Makolet on Walleja Road," Jewish Press, November 20, 2018.
"Palestinian in Jerusalem police station attack dies of injuries," Gulf Times, November 20, 2018.