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At least four dead in Palestinian truck-ramming attack in Jerusalem [UPDATE]

08 January 2017 [18:00] - TODAY.AZ
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A truck driven by a Palestinian rammed into pedestrians on a popular promenade in Jerusalem on Sunday killing four people, according to Israeli police who called it a deliberate attack.

"It is a terrorist attack, a ramming attack," a police spokeswoman said on Israel Radio, Reuters reported.

Police said the dead, three women and one man, were all in their twenties.

16:00 (GMT+4) A truck rammed into pedestrians in Jerusalem on a popular promenade overlooking the walled Old City of Jerusalem on Sunday, injuring at least 15 people, police and the ambulance service said, calling it a deliberate attack, Reuters reported.

"It is a terrorist attack, a ramming attack," a police spokeswoman said on Israel Radio, which reported that bodies were "strewn on the street". The radio said the driver of the vehicle was shot.

The Magen David Adom ambulance service said some 15 people were hurt and at least two were seriously injured.



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