A vehicular terror attack took place Thursday afternoon at Sinjil, near Shiloh, in Samaria. Two Israelis are seriously injured and they are suffering from what is termed "multi-system damage." A third Israeli was lightly hurt.
A helicopter was called in to transport the wounded to hospital. Magen David Adom doctors and paramedics were administering initial care to all three casualties, with the aid of an IDF medical team.
According to MDA Spokesman Zaki Heller, the injured include a 20-year-old man is in serious condition with head injuries. He is being artificially respirated and under sedation. In addition, the terrorist is receiving medical aid from an IDF team.
The driver of the car who carried out the attack was reportedly shot at the scene by an IDF force, and is injured. He is trapped inside his vehicle.
Two Israeli border police officers were wounded in a car-terror attack in Jerusalem May 20, close to the Mount of Olives, in the A-Tur neighborhood; their wounds were described as light-to-moderate. The terrorist was shot and critically wounded by police, and died of his wounds shortly after.
Four teenage boys were wounded May 14 by an Arab motorist in a car terror attack, at the entrance to the town of Alon Shvut in Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem. Three of the victims – all 16-year-old students – were described in light to moderate condition; the fourth was in serious condition.
On April 15, an Arab driver ran over and killed Shalom Yohai Sherki, the son of the popular Rabbi Uri Sherki, and brother of Channel Two journalist Yair Sherki. Sherki and a second victim, a woman around 20 years of age, were run over at a bus stop in the French Hill area of Jerusalem.
After the recent spate of vehicular attacks, official and semi-official Palestinian Authority publications called for more such attacks, according t Palestinian Media Watch (PMW). "The National Liberation Movement – Fatah" Facebook page, for one, showed a cartoon of a car with Palestine Liberation Organization flag colors trying to ram three fleeing Jews.