Two Israelis injured in West Bank ramming attack

A 17-year-old is in severe conditions and a 19-year-old woman in moderate conditions. Both have been evacuated to hospitals in Jerusalem.

August 16, 2019 14:55
Suspected ramming attack near Elazar on August 16, 2019.

Suspected ramming attack near Elazar on August 16, 2019.. (photo credit: TPS)

Two Israelis were injured on Friday afternoon in a suspected West Bank ramming attack outside the settlement of Elazar.

The driver, presumed to be a Palestinian, was shot and killed by a policeman.According to a report by the Magen David Adom, two pedestrians were hit by a vehicle on Highway 60, a 17-year-old boy and a 19-year-old woman.

MDA Spokesperson Zaki Heller said that the first was unresponsive and in severe condition with multisystem trauma, while the 19-year-old suffered from moderate injuries.

They have been evacuated to the Hadassa Ein Karem Hospital and to the Shaare Zedek Hospital in Jerusalem.

Tovah Lazaroff contributed to this report.

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