Jerusalem: Two Injured in Molotov Cocktail Attack

Attack in Beit Hanina leaves woman with burns on 15% of her body; second victim lightly injured.

Ido Ben-Porat , | updated: 8:55 PM

Molotov cocktail in Jerusalem
Molotov cocktail in Jerusalem
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A 27 year-old woman was injured Monday night after a terrorist threw a Molotov cocktail at her car in Jerusalem. 

The incident occurred near the Arab neighborhood of Beit Hanina, near the Ben-Zion interchange, Magen David Adom (MDA) stated.


MDA medics gave her medical treatment and took her to Hadassah Ein Kerem hospital with first and second-degreee burns on 15% of her body. She is reportedly fully conscious and stable. 

Her husband was rescued from the vehicle and was not injured. The vehicle was completely burned.

The MDA ambulance also transported a young man of about 20, a volunteer with United Hatzalah, with burns on his upper limbs after inhaling smoke while trying to extinguish the burning car with a fire extinguisher to hospital for treatment. 

A manhunt is currently underway for the perpetrators.