TERROR: Two Wounded In Gush Etzion Ramming Attack

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The driver of the vehicle, who has yet to be named, rammed his auto into the first victim, a 70-year-old man, who sustained a light head wound.

Israeli forces Friday shot and injured a Palestinian at the Gush Etzion junction south of Bethlehem in the southern West Bank following an alleged car-ramming and stabbing attack.

Israeli doctors confirmed that both settlers who were hit suffered mild to moderate injuries. He than got out of the vehicle and attempted to stab a soldier with a knife, the soldier shot him, wounding and disabling him. The army subsequently closed the area, blocking all access to Palestinians.

In the first incident, which occurred close to 7 a.m., a 70-year-old man was run over by the terrorist and lightly wounded.

Israeli forces regularly shoot Palestinians that they suspect of carrying out resistance attacks, even if eyewitness accounts point to the contrary.

Scene of one of the terror attacks near The Gush Etzion junction. "The soldiers responded by firing towards the assailant, who as a result was severely injured", the statement read.