Israeli girl stabbed in her bedroom by Palestinian teen

Hallel Yaffe Ariel
Hallel Yaffe Ariel Supplied

A 13-year-old Israeli girl has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian attacker while sleeping inside her house in a settlement in the occupied West Bank.

Hallel Yaffe Ariel was asleep in her bedroom when a Palestinian teenager broke in to her house and started stabbing her.

The attack took place inside the Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba, just next to the Palestinian city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank.

The Israeli army released a gruesome photo of a bloodstained child's bedroom, the scene of the horrific attack.

The Palestinian attacker has been identified as 19-year-old Muhammad Nasser Tarayra, from the village of Bani Naim.

Read more at ABC News Online

Topics:  israel murder palestine stabbing

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