A terrorist attack was reported east of Jerusalem Wednesday morning. The attack was a combination ramming and stabbing attack, with an explosive device found at the scene of the attack.
The incident occurred at the Kiosk checkpoint near Abu Dis, in the Maale Adumim area, just east of the capital, when a vehicle rammed a Border Police officer at the checkpoint. A terrorist then exited the vehicle and stabbed the officer with a pair of scissors.
Israeli security forces at the scene then opened fire on the terrorist.
The officer is said to be in moderate condition. MDA emergency first responders were called to the scene and treated the wounded officer.
The terrorist was shot and killed at the scene.
According to a police spokesperson, a bomb was found at the scene of the attack.