Police shot dead Arab driver in vehicular terror-attack injuring 2 Policemen in Jerusalem

Male & female Magav officers light-to-moderately wounded in morning vehicular  terror-attack while on patrol in Jerusalem’s Arab neighborhood of A-Tur.

A Palestinian terrorist was shot and killed Wednesday morning after driving his vehicle into two Border Police officers in east Jerusalem’s A-Tur neighborhood.

Damaged car at scene after terrorist intentionally hit 2 MAGAV Policemen

According to Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, the attack took place shortly before 10 a.m. when the unidentified assailant rammed his car into a male and female officer, who sustained light-to moderate wounds to their legs and hips.

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“The terrorist drove into them while they were on patrol in A-Tur and both were treated at the scene and then evacuated to Hadassah University Medical Center in Ein Kerem and Shaare Zedic Medical Center,” he said.

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“A police officer at the scene shot the terrorist, leaving him in critical condition,” Rosenfeld continued. “He died shortly after from his injuries.”

Rosenfeld said multiple police units arrived to cordon off the area and initiated an investigation to determine if the suspect acted alone.

“Police have heightened security to prevent further terrorist attacks,” he said.

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View original The Jerusalem Post publication at: http://www.jpost.com/Arab-Israeli-Conflict/Two-policemen-injured-in-vehicular-attack-in-east-Jerusalem-403609