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Israeli police investigate apparent car ramming at West Bank checkpoint

Illustrative: Qalandia checkpoint, where an attempted vehicular and knife attack took place on December 13, 2016
Female assailant subdued and arrested without incident; no Israeli injuries reported

Israeli border police were investigating an attempted vehicular and knife attack by a female Paletinian assailant at the Qalandia checkpoint in the West Bank on Tuesday.

According to a police spokesperson, a vehicle approached the east Jerusalem checkpoint speeding towards Israeli security forces stationed there.

Security forces lauched a procedure to arrest the driver, who stopped and exited the vehicle brandishing a knife while yelling "Allah Akbar!"

The female Palestinian assailant was arrested without incident and was uninjured.

No Israeli forces were reported injured.

This is a developing story.

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