Supected ramming terror attack near Jenin

Two injured in ramming attack north of Jenin, evacuated by helicopter.

Arutz Sheva Staff ,

Border Police and soldiers at Tapuach Junction (file)
Border Police and soldiers at Tapuach Junction (file)
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Two border policemen were wounded in a suspected vehicular ramming attack in Samaria

According to the police, four motorcycles were involved in the incident. The vehicles approached a checkkpoint manned by border policemen. 3 of the motorcycles broke through the checkpoint while a fourth collided with two border policemen, injuring them. The driver and a passenger were also injured.

The driver and the passenger have been detained for questioning.

The wounded were evacuated by helicopter for treatment. The officers were flown to Rambam Medical Center in Haifa, while the motorists were flown to Haemek Medical center in Afula.

Magen David Adom reported that it was treated a 20 year old woman for light-to-moderate injuries to her lower extremities and a 20 year old man who suffered a face contusion.

Initial reports stated that the incident occurred at the Jalame junction. However, the Defense Ministry has clarified that the incident did not take place at the junction.

The circumstances of the incident remain under investigation.



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