Scene of attack at Tapuah junction
Scene of attack at Tapuah junction

Sunday brought more terror to the West Bank, with three separate attacks wounding at least six people. The three attacks all occurred within the span of a few hours.

A car attack wounded four pedestrians at Tapuah junction in the West Bank in the morning. Two people in their 20s were wounded moderately and seriously while a pregnant woman was lightly injured. A woman suffered light-to-moderate wounds.

Less than two hours later, a knife attack at the entrance to Beitar Illit lightly wounded one person. The attacker was shot and wounded. The moments leading up to the attack and the attack itself were captured on video. Coincidentally, the security guard who stopped the terrorist was celebrating his birthday that very day.

Less than two hours after that attack, a stabbing occurred in the town of Nabi Ilyas, inflicting severe wounds on one person on a 48-year-old man. The town is near a busy road, and many Jews shop there. During initial questioning, the victim said he had stopped to shop in the town and was attacked by two terrorists while standing at a stall.

At Tapuah, The terrorist drove rapidly towards a group of Israelis standing at a hitchhiking station before colliding with them. Two Border Police officers who are permanently stationed at the junction shot at the assailant, who ran into a concrete barrier, and killed him. He was identified at Sulemain Shaheen, 22, of Ramallah.

Four Israelis were wounded in three separate West Bank terror attacks on Friday, while another attack was averted when the perpetrator was shot dead.

An Israeli was stabbed near Sha’ar Binyamin, two were shot near Hebron’s Cave of the Patriarchs, another was shot near Hebron, and a Palestinian 72-year-old widow was shot dead when she tried to run soldiers over with a car.

SOURCE: Ynet News

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