In Jaljulya, near Kfar Saba, members of the Border Police shot at a driver who was suspected of attempting to run one of the police officers over with his vehicle Sunday morning. The police officer was listed in good to moderate condition following the incident.
Police officers pursued the driver, who was suspected of ferrying illegal Palestinian workers who did not possess work permits in Israel.
The commander of the Border Police in the central region, Asst.-Cmdr. Gideon Mor, said that the driver had attempted to run over one of the police officers and take his weapon. Mor emphasized that the police officers responded appropriately to the incident.