Car ramming attack injures Border Policeman near Jerusalem

The soldier was evacuated to Shaare Zedek Medical Center.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
March 20, 2019 03:17
Car used in ramming attack near Jerusalem.

Car used in ramming attack near Jerusalem. . (photo credit: POLICE SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)

 
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A Border Policeman was injured after being hit by a Palestinian driving a stolen vehicle.

According to the Border Police Spokesperson’s Unit, the officer was hit at a checkpoint near Jerusalem.

The stolen vehicle was coming from the West Bank and heading toward the holy city. When the vehicle reached the checkpoint, the driver sped up, hitting the officer. 

The Border Police and the IDF are in pursuit of the attacker.


Police located the vehicle after it was abandoned by the culprit between Al Khader and Battir, two towns in the West Bank, not far from Jerusalem.

The soldier was evacuated to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem for treatment.

This is a developing story.

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