Israeli police officers stand guard at the scene of a stabbing attack near the West Bank Jewish settlement of Alon Shvut
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Israeli woman stabbed to death in West Bank

A 26-year-old Israeli woman has been stabbed to death in an attack in the West Bank, hours after another knife attack wounded a soldier in Tel Aviv.

The latest incident occurred near a Jewish settlement. The assailant was shot by a security guard.

A Palestinian from the West Bank city of Nablus has been arrested in connection with the attack in Tel Aviv.

The stabbings come at a time of heightened tension between Israel and the Palestinians.

Israeli Police Foreign Press Spokesman, Micky Rosenfeld told the BBC a "thorough investigation" into the incident was under way.

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