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Jerusalem terror attack: Moment driver rams into crowd of soldiers

09 January 2017

A police spokesman described the incident, at the Armon Hanatziv promenade, which overlooks Jerusalem's Old Walled City, as "a terrorist attack" although an investigation remains ongoing. The injured soldiers were evacuated to the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Karem and to the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.

Four people were killed and more than a dozen wounded in West Jerusalem today when a truck ran over a group of Israeli soldiers, authorities said.

The attack comes at a time when the number of Palestinian street-style attacks had been decreasing in recent months.

"It's a terrorist attack, a ramming attack", a police spokesman said on Israel Radio. Some of the soldiers were trapped under the truck.

"We know the identity of the perpetrator, who by all indications supports the Islamic State", Netanyahu said as he visited the scene Sunday evening, according to a statement from his office.

Since September 2015, there have been a wave of Palestinian shooting, stabbing and vehicle attacks against Israelis, resulting in 40 deaths.

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Israel's traditional ally, the United States of America, had not vetoed the anti-Israeli resolution for the first time. He says "it may be quiet, it may linger, but it will never end".

According to earlier reports, four people were killed and 13 more were injured in Jerusalem as a truck rammed passersby.

Luba Samri said the lorry veered off course on Sunday and struck a group of soldiers who had just disembarked from a bus.

Housing Minister Yoav Galant, a former major general in the IDF, called to expel the family of suspected Jerusalem car-ramming terrorist Fadi al-Qunbar to Syria.

Israel says the violence is driven by a Palestinian campaign of incitement, while Palestinians say it's the result of almost 50 years of Israeli occupation and dwindling hopes for an independent state.

Jerusalem terror attack: Moment driver rams into crowd of soldiers