Three Border Police officers wounded in West Bank car ramming attack

Terrorist is shot and killed by security forces on scene; five-year-old suffers head wound in separate rock-throwing incident in West Bank.

October 30, 2016 17:00

Vehicle in West Bank car ramming attack

Vehicle in West Bank car ramming attack


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Three Border Police officers were lightly wounded in a car ramming attack at the Okafim Junction near Beit Ummar in the West Bank on Sunday.

The suspected terrorist was killed by security forces on the scene.

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The Palestinian Authority Health Ministry has named the assailant as 23 year-old Khalid Ahmad Alyan from Beit Ummar.

The wounded officers were transported to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem for further treatment.

Earlier on Sunday, a five-year-old child suffered a head wound when assailants threw rocks at vehicles on the Tekoa Road in the West Bank near the T Junction.

The child was transported to Haddasah University Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Kerem in good condition.

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