HEVRON (VINnews) — A 20-year-old IDF soldier was moderately to severely injured in a ramming attack Thursday afternoon near the settlement of Negohot in the Hevron mountains.
MDA paramedics summoned to the place treated the soldier and transferred him to the Soroka hospital in Beersheva suffering from wounds to his limbs. The terrorist was shot and killed.
The IDF spokesman said that initial investigations revealed that the terrorist had travelled at speed towards IDF soldiers at the checkpoint near Negohot. The terrorist hit one of the soldiers and another soldier opened fire at the terrorist and neutralized him.
Paramedic Elyashiv Amitai said that “when we arrived at the scene we joined the IDF medical staff providing medical attention to the youth hit by the car. We quickly placed him in the ambulance and he was transferred in stable condition and fully conscious to the hospital.”