Israeli Injured in West Bank Car-Ramming Terror Attack

Israeli soldiers keep watch at the Gush Etzion junction, south of Jerusalem in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, following a car ramming attack on March 4, 2016. A Palestinian woman injured an Israeli soldier in the car-ramming attack before troops at the scene shot her dead, the army said. / AFP …
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The Times of Israel reports: An Israeli man was lightly wounded in a car-ramming attack near the Gush Etzion Junction in the West Bank on Wednesday, the army said.

The driver of the vehicle was shot and fatally wounded by IDF troops who were on the scene, a military spokesperson said.  A spokesperson for Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center said the Palestinian assailant was brought to the hospital in critical condition after receiving treatment on the scene by military medics.

He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving to the hospital, an army spokesperson said.

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