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Israel thwarts terror attempts in Judea and Samaria

An car-ramming attack near Hebron failed to injure passengers of an Israeli Civil Administration vehicle. The attacker was fatally shot. An attacker was shot at an injured by security forces in a separate car-ramming incident in the Jordan Valley.

Israeli soldiers conduct a search for Palestinian suspects of a terror attack in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Dec. 10, 2018. The day beforehand, on Dec. 9, seven Israelis were injured in the drive-by shooting attack near Ofra, one of them a pregnant woman. Photo by Flash90.
Israeli soldiers conduct a search for Palestinian suspects of a terror attack in the West Bank city of Ramallah on Dec. 10, 2018. The day beforehand, on Dec. 9, seven Israelis were injured in the drive-by shooting attack near Ofra, one of them a pregnant woman. Photo by Flash90.

Israel stopped two terror attempts in Judea and Samaria on Tuesday as Palestinian terrorists attempted to strike Israeli security forces near Hebron and in the Jordan Valley.

The attempted attacker in Hebron was fatally shot, according to the Israel police, as the driver hit his car against an Israeli Civil Administration vehicle. No Israeli personnel were injured.

Meanwhile, the driver behind the terrorist effort in the Jordan Valley was shot at by security forces and injured. He received medical treatment and is under arrest.

The incidents occurred two days after seven Israelis were injured on Sunday in a drive-by shooting at a bus stop near the town of Ofra.

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