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Shooting attack between Jerusalem and West Bank leaves 5 Israelis injured

Israeli police said on Thursday (16) that they had “neutralized” a suspect responsible for carrying out a shooting attack at the tunnel checkpoint between Jerusalem and the occupied city of Bethlehem, in the West Bank, adding that large forces had been sent to the scene.

Israel’s ambulance service said its doctors were treating five injured people, including one in critical condition, who were taken to hospitals.

See also: Israel releases video of weapons inside hospital

After 18 months of constant escalation of violence in the West Bank, Israeli forces have tightened repression even further since the October 7 attack, the start of the conflict with the radical Islamic group Hamas, making hundreds of arrests and conducting regular attacks that resulted in clashes.

(Produced by Mustafa Abu Ganeyeh)

Source: CNN Brasil

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