Car ramming attack near Jerusalem settlement kills 2, including 6-year-old
JERUSALEM — A car rammed into a crowd at a bus stop in Jerusalem, killing a 6-year-old child and another, injuring five others. Palestinian driver was shot dead on the spot, Israeli police report.
Israel’s Magen David Adom service said the child was declared dead and others rushed to the hospital, two in critical condition. Israeli police said an off-duty officer shot the alleged attacker.
The car crash is the latest in a spiral of violence between Israelis and Palestinians, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, head of Israel’s most right-wing government, returns to power, and a political vacuum looms over the past few days. deepened among Palestinians in the occupied area. West Bank.
Israeli forces on Thursday shot dead a Palestinian in the West Bank city of Hebron. Israeli forces have killed more than 40 Palestinians in the disputed territory so far this year.