TERROR: Two Wounded In Gush Etzion Ramming Attack

A Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into two Israelis, seriously injuring one of them, before getting shot while trying to stab soldiers in Gush Etzion on Friday morning.

The first victim, a 70-year-old man, sustained a light head wound at the Efrat South junction.

The terrorist continued down the road to the nearby Gush Etzion Junction where he hit and seriously wounded another Israeli man, aged 35.

The terrorist then got out of his car with a knife and tried to stab IDF soldiers. He was shot and neutralized before he was able to harm anyone else.

The 70-year-old victim was taken to Shaare Zedek Medical Center, and the 35-year-old was taken to Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem, where he was to undergo surgery for a brain injury.

The terrorist, aged 17 and from the nearby village of Halhoul, was taken to Hadassah in critical condition.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photos: Media Resource Group)

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