Two Israelis Wounded in Samaria Sniper Attack

Two people have been wounded, one of them critically, in a shooting attack close to the town of Dolev in the Binyamin region, north of Jerusalem.

Paramedics and a large team of IDF security forces are at the scene – including at least one military helicopter – after responding to reports that terrorists had opened fire on an Israeli vehicle at 4:15 p.m. Friday afternoon.

It is believed at Arab sniper targeted the victims; one is in critical condition, while the other it described in light-to-moderate condition.

According to a statement from the Magen David Adom (MDA) emergency service, "At 16:15 MDA's Jerusalem branch received a report of gunfire towards a vehicle traveling on a dirt road close to Haparsah Junction, close to Ein Bubiv, close to the community of Dolev in Binyamin."

MDA paramedics treated a number of casualties at the scene, including one "unconscious, and in serious condition," and another suffering from moderate wounds to his limbs.


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