One Injured in Ramming Attack in Gush Etzion

“And if a man come presumptuously upon his neighbour, to slay him with guile; thou shalt take him from Mine altar, that he may die.” Exodus 21:14 (The Israel Bible™)

A Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into a bus stop in Gush Etzion, south of Jerusalem, injuring one civilian . IDF troops on the scene opened fire, killing the attacker.

Paramedics reported that a 60-year-old man was taken to the hospital with head wounds.

Gush Etzion Junction is a major shopping area where Arabs and Jews mingle. Approximately 70,000 Jews live in the area, which is a fifteen minute drive from Jerusalem. The junction has been the scene of many attacks since the current wave of violence began more than one and a half years ago.

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A wave of street attacks by Palestinians in Israel, Jerusalem and the Israeli-occupied West Bank since October 2015 has killed 37 Israelis, two American tourists and a British student.

Many news services are presenting headlines that highlight the death of the Palestinian assailant at the hands of IDF troops while omitting or downplaying that he was killed after ramming his car int0 civilians, or referring to it as an “alleged attack”.

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