Pregnant woman in critical condition and 6 others injured in West Bank terror attack


JERUSALEM (JTA) — A pregnant woman is in critical condition and six others are injured in a terror attack near the West Bank settlement of Ofra.

Shots were fired from a passing car on Sunday night into a crowd of people waiting at a bus stop at the entrance to Ofra.

Israeli soldiers responded by firing at the vehicle, the Israel Defense Forces said, but the vehicle and its two passengers got away. The IDF is searching the area for the car and its passengers.

Two of the injured were 16-year-old girls, according to reports. Another of the injured reportedly is the pregnant woman’s husband.

The injured were taken to two Jerusalem hospitals.

The attack was captured on security camera video.

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