Attempted Car-Terror Attack Thwarted Near Maalei Adumim

A terrorist attempted to run over IDF soldiers at the A-Za’im checkpoint near Maalei Adumim, just outside Jerusalem, but was neutralized by alert soldiers.

According to initial reports the terrorist attempted to break through the checkpoint with his car and to hit one of the soldiers standing guard in the process.

Seeing the immediate threat to his life, however, the soldier reacted quickly and shot the driver, injuring him. The terrorist then crashed, and was attended to by paramedics at the scene in serious condition.

Thankfully, no one else was injured in the attack.

More details to follow.

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