Israeli Murdered, Two Critically Injured in West Bank Terror Shooting

Israeli medics carry a wounded Ultra-nationalist rabbi out of an ambulance after he was stabbed at Jerusalem's Old City Damascus gate, on March 18, 2008 at Hadassah hospital. An ultra-nationalist Israeli rabbi was lightly wounded today after being stabbed near the Damascus gate into Jerusalem's walled Old City, police said. …
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The Times of Israel reports: One Israeli was killed and two were critically injured in a pair of shooting attacks in the northern West Bank on Sunday, the military said.

The attack began at around 9:45 a.m. near the Ariel Junction, where the terrorist assaulted a soldier with a knife and managed to gain control of his weapon, IDF spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said.

The attacker then fired at passing vehicles, hitting a civilian in the first vehicle. A second vehicle was hit, but managed to flee the scene. A third car stopped, and the attacker, whom Conricus said “appears to be a Palestinian,” took it and fled the scene.

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