At least four people were injured early Friday afternoon in a ramming attack north of the town of Otniel, in Mount Hebron. A stabbing attack on Thursday wounded two.
At least four people were injured early Friday afternoon in a ramming attack north of the town of Otniel, in Mount Hebron, reports say.
First responders provided the victims with initial treatment. One of the four in their 20s was listed in moderate condition, while the other three were lightly hurt.
The military said troops operating in the area shot and “neutralized” the assailant.
The attack came a day after two people were wounded in a stabbing attack at a checkpoint between Yerushalayim and the Gush Etzion in the West Bank.
The Magen David Adom ambulance service said Thursday its medics treated a woman, later identified as a border security officer in her 20s, and a man, a 25-year-old civilian security guard, at the Mazmuria checkpoint near the southern Jerusalem neighborhood of Har Homa.
Health officials said both were hospitalized and were in light-to-moderate condition.
The alleged assailant, a 24-year-old East Jerusalem resident, was shot dead by security forces at the scene, police said in a statement.
An MDA spokesperson said, “A report was received at 13:38 in MDA’s 101 Emergency Call Center in the Jerusalem Region of 4 pedestrians struck by a vehicle on Route 60 near Adorayim. MDA EMTs and Paramedics are treating 4 people in their 20s, all conscious, 1 in moderate condition and 3 in in mild condition.”
The IDF said, “Ashort while ago, a car ramming attack was carried out adjacent to a military post near the Adorayim Junction. IDF soldiers who were operating in the area neutralized the terrorist. Additional IDF soldiers have been deployed to reinforce the area.”