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Terrorist Ramming Attack in West Bank Injures Two

Bullet-riddled car used in terrorist ramming attack, November 17, 2017 (Photo: Israel Defense Forces)

Terror again struck the Holy Land early Friday when a Palestinian terrorist carried out a car-ramming attack. The Times of Israel's Judah Ari Gross reports that the terrorist injured two Israelis - one seriously - before attempting to stab IDF soldiers, who neutralized him:

The driver of the vehicle, a 17-year-old who was not immediately named, rammed his car into the first victim, a 70-year-old man, who sustained a light head wound, at the Efrat South junction, medics said.

He continued down the road to the nearby Gush Etzion Junction where he hit another Israeli man, 35, according to the Magen David Adom ambulance service.

The second victim was initially said to have been lightly-to-moderately wounded, but the hospital later said his condition was serious, with a brain injury.

The army said the driver then got out of his car with a knife and tried to stab soldiers.

“The soldiers responded by firing towards the attacker, resulting in his injury,” the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement...

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