70 yr-old Israeli man determined lightly-to-moderately injured after a Palestinian terrorist drove his car into him at the Gush Etzion intersection.
– An IDF force securing the area opened fire at the terrorist’s car neutralizing him.
By Elisha Ben Kimon
Another attack at the Gush Etzion junction. A Palestinian driving a private car hit a 70-year-old pedestrian on Wednesday afternoon, injuring him lightly. The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said that an IDF force fired at the terrorist who was killed as a result.
The IDF Spokesperson’s Office confirmed it was a terrorist vehicular ramming attack. The terrorist was identified as Suheib Mashahra, 21, from the village of Sawahra, east of Jerusalem.
MDA teams gave medical care to the injured person on scene and evacuated him to Shaare Zedek Hospital.
MDA emergency medic, Shmuel Daniel, said: “At the bus station, a man of about 70 was lying on the ground conscious and confused. Civilians told us that he was hit by a vehicle while standing behind the bus. ”
Shlomo Ne’eman, head of the Gush Etzion Regional Council, said: “Another event that demonstrates the desire of terrorism to subdue us, but they must understand that it only strengthens us.
“I wish a quick recovery to the wounded and call on the government to strengthen the settlements and promote its construction with all its might. When they shed our blood, every hatred monger must know that … the result will be many more houses and settlers throughout the Land of Israel.”
Ne’eman congratulated the security forces and said: “We thank the IDF and congratulate the soldiers who acted with determination and neutralized the terrorist.”
On Friday, British citizen Hannah Bladon was killed in a stabbing attack during a light rail ride in Jerusalem’s Tzahal Square, where the stabbing terrorist Jamil Tamimi from Ras al-Amud boarded the train with a knife and stabbed the student.
Translated and edited by N. Elias
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