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Palestinian stabs, kills Israeli soldier, authorities say

From Michael Schwartz, CNN
updated 5:35 AM EST, Wed November 13, 2013
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The attack occurred at the central bus station in Afula
  • The soldier was severely injured and taken to the hospital, where he died

Jerusalem (CNN) -- A Palestinian man stabbed an Israeli soldier Wednesday, killing him, the Israeli military said.

The attack occurred at the central bus station in Afula.

The soldier was wearing his uniform and was headed to an army base when he was stabbed with a knife, the military said.

He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Authorities detained the attacker, but did not release additional details.

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