Scene of ramming attack at Qalandiya checkpoint
Scene of ramming attack at Qalandiya checkpointIsrael Police spokesperson

A Border Police fighter was lightly to moderately injured in a ramming attack at the Qalandiya checkpoint, north of Jerusalem, on Wednesday night.

The 20-year-old fighter was evacuated to Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem.

The terrorist was shot and is reportedly in light condition.

The Border Police said that "the Border Police fighters of the Israel Police together with the Civil Administration worked to evacuate illegal buildings in the Qalandiya area."

"During the activity, a vehicle with a terrorist arrived and ran over a Border Police fighter. As a result, the fighter was moderately injured and was taken to Shaare Zedek Hospital."

"Border Police fighters opened fire at the vehicle that tried to escape and which stopped after hitting a wall. The fighters arrested the terrorist, a 22-year-old resident of Qalqilya, and after a preliminary Border Police interrogation he was transferred to the Israel Security Agency for questioning."

Magen David Adom paramedics Yafit Ben Shimshon and Aviel Dayan said, "We joined a police force at the checkpoint, they led us to the scene nearby, we saw a young man about 20 years old on the road. He was fully conscious and suffered injuries to the head and the abdomen. We provided him with medical treatment at the scene and urgently evacuated him to the hospital in moderate and stable condition."