An Israeli of American origin killed in the West Bank

Well-known Israeli settler on Sunday died from stab wounds inflicted by a Palestinian in a busy shopping center on the West Bank of the Jordan river.

The deceased was identified activist of American origin Ari Fulda, which was popular in the local community and vigorously supported Israel in social networks.

According to the military, the assailant came to the Mall in the southern part of the West Bank of the Jordan river at the settlement of gush Etzion and hit Fulda with a knife, then fled. The camera recorded as Fuld is trying to catch up with the attacker, then falls. Other people shoot at the attacker, whom Israeli media identified as 17-year-old inhabitant of the neighboring Palestinian villages. Status of the assailant is unknown.

Fuld, who lived in the neighboring settlement of Efrat, was taken to hospital, where doctors constatinople his death.

The father of four children, Fuld was known to the English-language commentator of current events and weekly readings of the Torah. He was known for his nationalist views and strong support of the Israeli military.

Each Fulda, Lior Shura, called him “a true Israeli patriot.”

From 2015, more than 50 Israelis, two visiting Americans and one British tourist was killed by Palestinians in attacks with knife, gunshot wounds and hitting cars. During the same period, Israeli security forces have killed more than 260 Palestinians. The Israeli authorities claim that most of them were the attackers.