A police officer in the West Bank shot and wounded a Palestinian terrorist who
assaulted an IDF soldier at a bus stop on Route 90, in the Jordan Valley, police
said on Friday. The incident took place near the settlement of Tomer, where the
soldier was waiting at a bus stop.
The soldier was struck in the head by
a rock thrown by the suspect, police said. Judea and Samaria Traffic officer,
F.-Sgt. Zakaria Shafso, was in the area during the attack and identified the
suspect. He opened fire and injured the suspect, police said. A helicopter
evacuated both suspect and soldier to the Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center in
Jerusalem. Police Insp.-Gen.
David Cohen praised the actions of the