Sunday, October 09, 2016

Two Murdered, Six wounded in Jerusalem Terror Attack

Two people were killed and six others injured after a terrorist opened fire Sunday morning opposite the police station in northern Jerusalem,

The attack took place at two different locations. A white car stopped and opened fire at the Ammunition Hill light rail station, located at the Central Police Headquarters intersection, injuring those standing at the station. The driver then drove to the Shimon Hatzadik station and opened fire, wounding more passersby. He was then reportedly eliminated by a Special Patrol unit of motorized police as he tried to escape into the Arab Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood.

Two of the injured are described as in moderate to serious condition, two are lightly injured. Two of them, a 30-year-old policeman and 60-year-old woman were described as in critical condition. They were evacuated to the nearby Hadassah Mount Scopus Hospital together with two other casuaties in moderate and light condition. Three more were evacuated to Shaarei Tzedek hospital, one in moderate condition and two lightly injured and another lightly injured person was evacuated to Hadassah in Ein Kerem. Another four people were treated at the scene for shock.

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