Palestinian car strikes IDF vehicle, injures four
Police investigating whether crash near Neve Daniel in Gush Etzion region was a hit-and-run, or a terrorist attack.
Magen David Adom (MDA) ambulance Photo: Courtesy
A Palestinian car struck an IDF vehicle near Neveh Daniel in the Gush Etzion
region on Tuesday evening. Four soldiers were injured in the crash – one
moderately and three lightly.
Magen David Adom paramedics treated the
soldiers on the scene, before evacuating them to the Shaare Zedek Medical Center
The IDF launched a search of the area for the vehicle and
It said the police investigation into the incident is
focused on whether the crash was the result of a hit-and-run accident or a
In September, 45-year-old Lior Farhi was killed on
highway 505 in the West Bank, when he was run over by a Kafr Kassim resident who
fled the scene.
Farhi, then the security guard for the settlement of
Shaar Hatikva, was filming the man sneaking Palestinian laborers into his car
before attempting to smuggle them across the Green Line into Israel.
week, a murder indictment was brought against driver Arkan Badir, 25, of Kafr
Kassim in the Lod Magistrate’s Court. Prosecutors believe Badir sped up and
intentionally ran over Farhi, in order to avoid getting caught smuggling the