Two Israelis injured in West Bank car ramming

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Two Israelis injured in West Bank car ramming

Army brands the incident near the Elazar settlement a terror attack, as victims identified as a man and woman between ages of 17-20

Screenshot from video by Times of Israel, showing the incident.
Screenshot from video by Times of Israel, showing the incident.

Two Israelis were injured, one seriously, when they were hit by a car while standing at a West Bank bus stop.

The Israeli military called the incident in the Elazar settlement a terror attack, according to The Times of Israel.

Israeli media reports identified the victim, a male and a female, as being between the ages of 17 and 20. The male sustained life-threatening injuries and the female victim had moderate injuries, according to Magen David Adom. Both are being treated in the hospital.

Police shot dead the car’s driver as he exited his rolled-over vehicle, according to The Times of Israel. A subsequent report said he was later identified as Alaa Harimi, 26, of Bethlehem, who was driving a stolen car.

Earlier this month, a 19-year-old yeshiva student, Dvir Sorek, was found stabbed to death in the same settlement bloc.  Two Palestinian men were later arrested as suspects.


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