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Two IDF Soldiers Hurt in West Bank Ramming Attack

Scene of car-ramming attack, July 18, 2017 (Photo: Marc Israel Sellem/Jerusalem Post)

Just days after the horrific Temple Mount terror shooting that left two Israeli policemen dead and plunged the Holy Land into turmoil, a Palestinian terrorist carried out a car-ramming attack in the West Bank. The Jerusalem Post's Anna Ahronheim reports that the attack left two IDF soldier injured, along with two pedestrians:

Two IDF soldiers were lightly wounded in a suspected car-ramming attack near the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba on Tuesday.

According to the IDF, a Palestinian arrived at the entrance to the village of Beit Anun and proceeded to drive his car into the troops. Security forces responded by firing their weapons at the man, killing him.

Magen David Adom reported that it had evacuated the two Israelis in their 20s in light condition and fully conscious to Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek hospital.

“When we arrived on the scene we identified two youngsters in their twenties fully conscious and able to walk. They suffered from wounds to their limbs and faces after being hit by a vehicle,” MDA paramedic Zaki Yahav said.

According to initial reports, two pedestrians in their 60s were also wounded in the suspected attack...

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