scene of the shooting
scene of the shootingRescuers Without Borders

A terrorist shooting attack was carried out in Kikar Adam in the Binyamin region this evening (Thursday), following the firing of dozens of rockets at Israel from Lebanon and Gaza over the first day of Passover.'

One IDF soldier was lightly to moderately wounded in the attack. According to initial reports, the shooter opened fire from a passing vehicle and fled the scene.

IDF reported that the shooting attack was carried out toward IDF soldiers who conducted routine activity in Adam Square, the forces responded with live fire toward the assailants.

The wounded soldier received initial medical treatment at the scene and was later evacuated to a hospital, his family has been notified.

After searches in the area, shell casings were found. IDF soldiers continue searching the area for suspects.

Route 60 was closed off as a result of the search.

Magen David Adom reported that the victim is currently being taken to the hospital in Jerusalem.

The attack comes as terrorist from Gaza launched seven rockets at Israel during the Seder night, and terrorists from Lebanon fired 36 rockets at Israel over the course of the day, wounding two Israelis.