3 Israelis injured, 1 seriously, in West Bank car-ramming attack

Marcy Oster

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Three Israelis have been injured in a car-ramming attack on pedestrians in the West Bank.

One of the injured is in serious condition following the attack near the settlement of Dolev, which is located west of the Palestinian Authority capital of Ramallah, Israel’s Channel 2 reported.

The attack, in which the Palestinian driver sped up his car and hit the three, took place at a checkpoint near the settlement. Security forces at the checkpoint fired on the driver, killing him, according to Channel 2.

The wounded were evacuated by helicopter to Israeli hospitals.

The attack comes a day after an Israeli man in his 60s was stabbed by a Palestinian assailant and an accomplice  in Jerusalem’s Old City.

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