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 Four people killed as truck slams into crowd in Jerusalem

15 people were wounded after an industrial truck driven by a terrorist rammed into a group of people near the Armon Hanatziv promenade in Jerusalem on Sunday afternoon.

As reported by Censor.NET citing Тhe Jerusalem Post, the terrorist was shot dead by security personnel at the scene.

The truck's windshield was riddled with bullet holes, as dozens of first-responders and police secured the scene and completely closed off traffic on the main thoroughfare next to the popular promenade.

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According to local authorities, 10 of the wounded are in light condition, four are in either serious or moderate condition, and one is in critical condition. All victims were evacuated to different area hospitals.

Multiple reports stated that several of the victims were trapped underneath the truck, as police and first-responders worked feverishly to extricate them.

"A terrorist drove a truck into a group of people who had just got off a bus," Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.

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"The wounded have been rushed to area hospitals and the terrorist was killed. Police have heightened security throughout the capital and closed off all the neighborhoods that are adjacent to the scene," he said.

Speaking to the press minutes after the attack, Police Commissioner, Insp.- Gen. Roni Alsheich, identified the attacker as a resident of east Jerusalem, with an Israeli driver's license, driving a large truck with an Israeli license plate.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n422504