2 Israelis wounded in Palestinian shooting near Jerusalem

Hizma, northeast of Jerusalem. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Two Israelis were wounded Thursday morning in a shooting attack carried out by a Palestinian terrorist on Route 437, near the village of Hizma northeast of Jerusalem.

An Israeli civilian suffered moderate wounds in the attack, while an Israeli soldier was lightly wounded. The civilian was transported to a hospital in Jerusalem for treatment. The terrorist used a pistol in the attack. He apparently opened fire at his victims from a passing vehicle.

Soldiers at the scene returned fire and killed the terrorist.

Posted on December 3, 2015 .