Scene of attack
Photo: Hodaya Karish

Suspected terror attack sees man injured

Preliminary investigation suggests man standing in hitchhiker's station near Kedumim shot from moving vehicle

Suspected terror attack: A 71-year-old man sustained light to moderate wounds Monday morning after being shot in the legs near the entrance to the Kedumim settlement.


Magen David Adom paramedics treated him on the scene and then took him to the Rabin Medical Center in Petah Tikva. He was later transferred to the Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba.  


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A preliminary investigation suggests shots were fired from a moving vehicle near a hitchhiker's station. Large IDF forces are canvassing the area.

צוות מד"א טיפל בפצוע (צילום: ביטחון קדומים)

Medics take victim to hospital (Photo: Kedumim Security)


According to the investigation, the man was asked for directions to Nablus and then shot by assailants in a car who are suspected of shooting at other civilians standing at the station. The assailants then fled to a nearby Palestinian village. Several roads have been blocked by security forces who are still chasing the suspects.


On Thursday, a woman and her three daughters were hurt in a car accident caused by the hurling of stones by Palestinians on Route 5.

ירי מרכב חולף. סמוך לקדומים, היום (צילום: הודיה כריש)

Drive-by shooting near Kedumim (Photo: Hodaya Karish)


Three-year-old Adele was critically injured, and her mother Adva and sisters Avigail and Naama sustained moderate wounds.


A preliminary investigation suggests that a truck that veered off course crashed into the woman's car which also swerved as a result of stone throwing. The truck driver was lightly injured. A bus was also hit by stones with its driver sustaining light injuries.


Security forces arrested several Palestinians on suspicion they hurled the stones.



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פרסום ראשון: 03.18.13, 11:22
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