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Palestinian kills 4 Israeli soldiers, injures 15 by droving truck over them

A Palestinian drove a truck over Israeli soldiers killing four of them and wounding 15 others in Occupied Jerusalem. 

The truck driver was shot dead.

The group of solider were standing beside the bus on some grass when the truck bounced up onto the promenade and drove through the victims without warning.

Israeli police said the attacker was ‘neutralised’ following the attack

As per media reports, the soldiers reportedly fired at least 18 rounds at the attacker, who is said to be from an Arab area of east Jerusalem.

The soldiers were on a cultural sightseeing tour of the city when they were attacked.  Police said the incident is being classed as a terrorist attack.

The report said that Palestinian security officials in the West Bank city of Ramallah said that the attacker was a Palestinian from the east Jerusalem neighbourhood of Jabal Mukaber, close to the scene.

Israel’s rescue service MDA says at least 15 soldiers have been wounded, including two critically.