16:15 IL: An alert security guard in the community of Maale Adumim fired at an Arab male in his 20s when the latter tried to grab his weapon from him. It appears the assailant was wounded in his abdomen and he is being transported to the trauma unit of Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital in serious condition. The guard appears to have escaped injury.
Police are on the scene. Based on the preliminary information it appears the incident was a terror attack.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)