2 Israeli soldiers hurt in car-ramming try near Hebron, Palestinian driver shot and killed


JERUSALEM (JTA) — Two Israeli soldiers were injured when a Palestinian attempted to drive his car into troops stationed at the entrance to a West Bank village near Hebron.

The soldiers hurt in the attack in Beit Anoun were taken to a Jerusalem hospital for treatment. Soldiers on the scene shot and killed the driver. Two other soldiers were taken to a hospital hours later for treatment. The soldiers had been treated in the field but army medics later determined they required attention at the hospital.

The Palestinian Maan news agency quoted a witness as saying there were two people riding in the car with Palestinian license plates. He also alleged that the soldiers denied a Palestinian Red Crescent ambulance access to the wounded Palestinian driver.

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