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TERROR IN ISRAEL: 1 Dead, 8 Injured In Shooting Attack On Highway 1 Near Maaleh Adumim; 3 Terrorists Eliminated

One person was murdered and at least eight people were wounded, two critically, in a terror shooting attack on the Route 1 highway between Jerusalem and Maaleh Adumim, Thursday morning.

Police authorities have stated that three Palestinian terrorists were “neutralized” at the scene of the attack, which occurred near the az-Za’ayyem checkpoint.

According to initial reports, three terrorists drove close to the checkpoint on the Palestinian side and opened fire with automatic weapons at vehicles waiting in traffic. taking advantage of the large number of cars waiting during the morning rush hour. Security forces at the checkpoint neutralized two terrorists at the scene. One terrorist tried to flee the scene but searches were carried out and he was also neutralized.

A 23-year-old seriously injured woman was shot in the chest, a 30-year-old woman was shot in the chest, and a 23-year-old man was shot in the stomach area. Two victims in their 40s are moderately wounded with gunshot wounds in their upper body. Several people were treated for shock.

Weapons used in the attack.

Following the attack, the Shin Bet identified the terrorists as Mohammed and Kathem Zawahra, two brothers from a village in the Beit Lechem area, and Ahmed Alwassh, also from a village in the Beit Lechem area. They were armed with submachine guns, assault rifles, and one of them had a grenade on him.


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One Response

  1. This road is like climbing into a lions den.
    All the terrorists use this road. It is a known fact.
    There is an alternate route but it takes a little longer, but at least you will make it to your destination alive.
    This road half the cars are Muslim or Arab and many terrorists use this road.
    Don’t use Waze. Waze is sending you through a dangerous route.

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