An Israeli civilian was stabbed to death in a settlement near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank.
The Israeli army says the attacker was shot, reportedly by a civilian who passed by.
It is said that troops are sent there near the village of Kubar, where the 17-year-old Palestinian aggressor allegedly lived.
"The terrorist infiltrated the Adams community north of Jerusalem and stabbed three civilians," the army said in a statement.
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Hamas militant Palestinian group said the attack was a heroic act and revenge on three fighters
Since the end of 2015, there has been a wave of stabbing, shooting and marching Israelis, predominantly Palestinians or Israeli Arabs.
Dozens of Israelis were mostly killed in just under three years -logging.
About 300 Palestinians – most of whom are invaders, Israel says – were also killed during this period.
Others have been killed in clashes with Israeli troops.
Israel says the Palestinian incitement has fueled the attacks, and the Palestinian leadership has blamed frustration in the decades of Israeli occupation.
More than 600,000 Jews live in about 140 settlements, the se the occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem in 1967. Settlements are illegal under international law, although Israel denies it.
There are also around 100 outposts – small settlements built without government approval.