Thursday, December 3rd | 17 Kislev 5781

August 30, 2015 6:40 pm

Israeli Soldiers on Patrol Escape Vehicular Attack Near Hebron

avatar by

View of Hebron. Photo: via Wikimedia Commons.

View of Hebron. Photo: via Wikimedia Commons. – An attempted vehicular ramming attack near Hebron late Saturday night miraculously ended without anyone being seriously injured.

A Palestinian driver swerved his vehicle toward four Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers on foot patrol in the area. The car ran over the foot of one of the soldiers, who opened fire, damaging the rear of the vehicle.

The driver fled toward Hebron. The soldier was lightly wounded and received medical treatment.

The ramming attack was the latest in a string of similar attacks against Israeli security personnel and civilians.

Related coverage

December 2, 2020 3:28 pm

Israel Receives Its Most Advanced Warship Amid Heightened Iran Tensions

Israel received its most advanced warship on Wednesday, describing the German-made vessel dubbed "Shield" as a bulwark for vulnerable Mediterranean...

On August 6, three soldiers were wounded, two of them seriously, when a Palestinian motorist rammed his car into troops stationed at a main Samaria junction. The perpetrator was shot by one of the wounded soldiers.

In May, two Israeli Border Police officers were lightly wounded when an Arab terrorist rammed his vehicle into them in Jerusalem’s A-Tur neighborhood.

The attacker was shot dead by another border policeman at the scene.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.