An IDF officer has been killed in a stabbing attack at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank.

An IDF spokeswoman said the soldier was stabbed in the neck while passing by the checkpoint in Khan Yunis.

An Israeli soldier is killed in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, during an ongoing attack by Palestinian assailants, on Thursday, July 17, 2019.

An Israeli soldier was killed in Hebron during an extended attack by Palestinians assailants, Thursday, Jul. 17, 2021.

An army spokeswoman said on Thursday that an Israeli soldier had been killed, and that an IDF helicopter had been shot down over Gaza, and an IDF vehicle had been damaged in the Gaza Strip.

An Israel Air Force F-15 jet fighter flies over Gaza City in this file photo from July 17.

An Israel Air Forces F-16 jet fighter, the Israel Defense Forces, was hit by mortar fire during a strike near the Gaza border, July 19, 2019.(Reuters photo: Yair Balilty)An Israeli Air Force (IAF) F-4 Phantom jet fighter is pictured during a training exercise in Gaza City, July 20, 2019, as the IDF and Palestinian armed groups clashed near the border.(Reuters file photo: Ashraf Amr)An IAF F-22 Raptor fighter jet, in this handout picture released on July 19.

The F-52A/B, a fighter version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, is pictured in this picture released by Israel Air forces.

The Israeli military is seeking to build the world’s first new stealth fighter aircraft, a weapon it hopes will become the mainstay of its aerial warfare against Hamas and other Palestinian armed factions.(Reuters: Fadi Abou Jalal)An IsraelAir F-86 Sabre fighter jet is seen during a military exercise in the Golan Heights, in the Israeli-occupied Syrian Golan on Thursday.(Reuters)An IDF soldier walks past a tank during an operation near the eastern border fence of the Gaza strip, in southern Gaza Strip, July 16, 2019 after an overnight attack by an armed group in the enclave.(Reuters/Nabil Abu Rdainah)An army vehicle is damaged in an Israeli strike near Gaza City on Thursday.

An armed group fired mortar shells into Israeli territory near the Israeli frontier fence in the border town of Sderot, south of the Israeli city of Sdot Negev.(Reuters picture: Azzam Rahma)An ambulance arrives at a military hospital in the town of Beit Lahiya after it was struck by a rocket fired from Gaza in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday during an Israeli military operation.(Reuters image: A. J. Goldberg)An armoured personnel carrier is pictured after being damaged by a missile fired from the Gaza coast in the Israel-Gaza border town on July 15, 2019 in the Sdot Ewe.

A Palestinian rocket fired at southern Israel, July 15 also hit the southern Israeli town of Gush Etzion.(Reuters video: Aamer El-Ghobash)An aerial view shows the southern Gaza strip following an overnight Israeli military offensive, July 11, 2019., which left six soldiers dead and hundreds wounded.(Reuters pic: Nasser Nabil)A soldier is treated by an Israeli medic following an attack on the border fence between Israel and the Gaza enclave, July 10, 2019 on the Israel side of the border with the Gaza coastal enclave.(AP Photo: Nidal Allawi)An injured Palestinian man lies on the ground after an Israeli air raid, near the southern Israel town of Shejaiya, July 8, 2019 during an overnight offensive in Gaza.(Reuters photograph: Ayman Odeh)An armored personnel carrier lies on its side on the road in the South Hebron Hills in this still image taken from video taken on July 8.

Israel says it is taking action to stop rocket fire from Gaza into southern Israel.(Reuters photos: AP)A Palestinian man walks past an Israeli tank in the Mina area of the southern occupied West Jerusalem, July 7, 2019..

Israeli police said on Wednesday that they shot dead a Palestinian suspected of killing a soldier in the area.(Reuters Photo: Mohammed Deeb)A man looks at damaged houses in the Palestinian town of Silwad, following an Israeli airstrike on July 6, 2019 which targeted an apartment building in Silwadeh.(Reuters File Photo: AFP)An American flag flies on the Israeli flag at the U.S. embassy building in Tel Aviv, Israel, following the killing of a Palestinian teenager by Israeli forces.(AFP Photo: Ronen Zvulun)An armed Palestinian walks towards an Israeli army vehicle during clashes in the al-Tuffah neighborhood in Gaza on Wednesday, July 6.

Israel said that two Palestinian suspects were killed in clashes near the northern town of Ramallah.(ReutersFile Photo: Amir Khader)An air raid by Israeli ground forces in the village of Nablus, near Ramallah, kills three Palestinians and injures several others.(Reuters /