Tag Archive for car intifada

UPDATED: 3 uniformed Israelis injured, Arab driver shot in apparent car-ramming attack

WATCH VIDEO: The driver hit his first victim outside the northern city of Acre, then continued driving towards the city’s train station where he hit the other two victims before being neutralized by security forces.

By i24NEWS


Three Israelis, two identified as Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers and one a Border Police officer, were lightly injured in a suspected car-ramming attack in the northern city of Acre on Sunday.

The driver of the vehicle was shot and seriously wounded in attempts to subdue him.

Palestinian incitement in ‘car intifada’ against Israelis used in their media.

Police said that the background of the incident remains unknown, but that they were investigating the possibility that the incident was nationalistically motivated.

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Palestinian shot dead while ramming car into 70 yr-old Israeli, lightly-moderately wounded


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. Continue Reading »

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.


“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. Continue Reading »

Car Terror: Four Policemen Struck in Third Attack in 24 Hrs

An Arab driver jumps curb to run down 4 police officers, one, a policewoman, is moderately injured.
Earlier, Arab Stabbers shot dead, one in Hevron, the other in Jerusalem.

By Uzi Baruch, Gil Ronen


In what appears to be the third terror attack against Jews in about 24 hours, an Arab driver plowed down four people Saturday evening on the Kohanim Route in eastern Jerusalem.

Scene of car terror attack. – Uri Davis, Ichud Hatzala

MDA medics gave the four initial care and were evacuating them to Shaarei Tzedek hospital. One of the four, reportedly a Border Policewoman, is moderately injured, with wounds to the pelvis and extremities. Continue Reading »

Palestinian terrorist of vehicular attack that plowed into 3 IDF soldiers turns himself in


Hamam Mesalmeh, who drove a van with Palestinian license plates that slammed into 3 IDF soldiers on guard duty, turned himself in after family members, including his father, were arrested.

By Efrat Forsher & Israel Hayom Staff


The lead suspect thought responsible for ramming a car into three soldiers in Gush Etzion on Wednesday turned himself in to security forces on Thursday afternoon, after his father and other family members were arrested, Israel Radio reported.

The scene of the attack on Wednesday – Photo: Har Hebron spokesperson

Hamam Mesalmeh was arrested and detained for questioning at the Etzion District Coordinating Office.

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Border Guard victim of Jerusalem’s vehicular terrorist attack leaves behind pregnant wife, toddler son


Deadly car attack on Israel’s capital light rail took the life of Border Guard police officer Jidan Assad, 38, who is survived by his toddler son, pregnant wife, parents & 4 siblings.



For the second time in two weeks, a Palestinian terrorist on Wednesday fatally rammed into crowds near the Jerusalem light rail, leaving a trail of death and destruction.

Jidan Assad

Border Police officer Jidan Assad, 38, killed when a Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into a crowd in Jerusalem. – Photo: SAHAR ALI

Wednesday’s attack lead to the death of Border Police officer Jidan Assad, 38, from the Druze village of Beit Jaan. Continue Reading »

Palestinian ‘Car intifada’ cartoon campaign calls Arabs for vehicular attacks

In wake of wave of brutal vehicular terror attacks against Israelis, the Palestinians distribute cartoons depicting cars to Hamas rockets on the social networks.

By Elior Levy


After two vehicular terror attacks occurred on Wednesday, wounding 16 people and killing one, Palestinians have termed their latest resistance efforts a “car intifada” and are posting cartoons online likening vehicles to rockets launched by Hamas during Operation Protective Edge.

Following the wave of attacks in which drivers ploughed their cars into groups of people, which started two weeks ago with the attack that took place at the Ammunition Hill light-rail stop, killing 3-month-old Haya Ziesl Baron and Ecuadorian Karen Mosquera (22) – Palestinians came to understand that vehicles could potentially be used as lethal weapons. Continue Reading »