Two Women Injured in Rock-Throwing Attack Near Shilo


parTwo residents of the Shomron, 26 and 30, one a resident of Yitzhar and the second Gilad Farm, were injured at about 5:00PM on Monday 21 Teves in a rock-throwing attack near Shilo. The attack occurred as the vehicle passed the Arab community of Sinjel. The windshield of the vehicle was totally blown out by the large rock hurled at it.

The vehicle continued driving to get away from the danger, till they reached Shilo Junction a few short minutes away. The IDF and MDA were notified. The women were injured lightly, one in her head and the second her abdomen. They were transported to Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek Medical Center by ambulance.

According to reports, the attacker stood on the roadway and hurled a large stone at point-blank range.

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)