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No Injuries in Tunnel Highway Shooting Attack

hamWhile Operation Brothers Return, the effort to locate and rescue the captive youths abducted by Hamas terrorists continue, terror attacks have not abated. In fact rocket attacks from Gaza continue and terrorists remain tenacious in their effort to continue to attack Israeli soldiers and civilians.

On Sunday night the eve of 18 Sivan 5774, shots were fired at IDF soldiers manning a position on the Tunnel Highway between Jerusalem and Gush Etzion at about 22:30. The gunfire most likely originated from a passing vehicle. B’chasdei Hashem there were no fatalities or injuries.

A few hours earlier there were reports of rock-throwing attacks on the Hussan Bypass Road which is near the Minharot Tunnel Highway. At least one vehicle was hit and a 50-year-old woman was struck in her head and transported to a Jerusalem hospital.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)

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