An Israeli security guard was seriously wounded in a suspected car-ramming attack at a West Bank checkpoint early Monday morning, security officials said. The driver of the vehicle was shot and “neutralized.”
The incident occurred at about 1.30 a.m at the Te’enim checkpoint near the West Bank city of Tulkarem. The guard was hit by a vehicle traveling from the Palestinian side, the officials said.
Security forces at the checkpoint shot and “neutralized” the driver, the officials said. Hebrew media reports said he was killed.