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14 Injured In Possible Jerusalem Car Attack


Fourteen folks had been injured in central Jerusalem on Thursday, together with one critically, in a doable car-ramming at a well-liked nightspot, emergency responders and the army mentioned.

Israel’s Magen David emergency medical service mentioned it had “treated and evacuated” 14 folks to hospitals following the incident at Jerusalem’s First Station, an space that features a number of bars and eating places.

A army spokesperson advised AFP that the military was conscious of a doable assault perpetrated by somebody driving a automobile within the space and would have extra info in a while Thursday.

Israel’s (*14*) newspaper quoted police as saying {that a} manhunt was underway for the suspected attacker.

The United Hatzalah medical emergency volunteers mentioned their group had handled “people for injuries at the First Station in Jerusalem.

“Due to the nature of the incident, United Hatzalah’s Psychotrauma and Crisis Response Unit were dispatched to the scene and treated eight people who were suffering from emotional or psychological shock,” it mentioned in a press release.

There was no speedy indication as to the motivation of the doable assault, however it comes amid heightened pressure between Israel and the Palestinians following the discharge of US President Donald Trump’s controversial Middle East Plan.

Palestinians have angrily rejected the plan, which they describe as blatantly pro-Israeli, and launched protests in opposition to Trump’s proposal within the West Bank, Gaza and East Jerusalem.

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