Vehicular Terror Attack in Yerushalayim- One Person Seriously Wounded [UPDATE 9:06AM IL]



08:37: A terrorist drove his vehicle into innocent persons on Tzanchanim Street in Yerushalayim, in the area of Kikar Tzahal. Bursts of automatic gunfire are reported at the scene, apparently gunfire directed at the attacking vehicle. One person was wounded by the terrorist, reportedly in serious condition. The two terrorists were shot dead.

According to preliminary reports from police, the vehicle is the same that was used earlier today to open fire at a bus at Ramot Junction.

More to follow.

09:06: The victim of the attack, a man in his 50s, was transported to Hadassah Mt. Scopus Hospital where he is listed in serious condition. He was hit by gunfire. At present it is not known if the gunfire was from the terrorist’s vehicle or from police firing at the vehicle.

Police are confirming the vehicle in this attack was the same vehicle used in the drive-by shooting attack at Ramot Junction earlier today. Both terrorists were shot and killed.




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(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Photos: Media Resource Group)