West Bank shooting horror: One person is killed and seven wounded as gunmen ... trends now

West Bank shooting horror: One person is killed and seven wounded as gunmen ... trends now
West Bank shooting horror: One person is killed and seven wounded as gunmen ... trends now

West Bank shooting horror: One person is killed and seven wounded as gunmen ... trends now

Police said the gunmen opened fire from automatic weapons on several vehicles The incident occurred near Maale Adumim settlement, east of Jerusalem 

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One person has been killed and seven more wounded by gunmen who opened fire in the West Bank today, Israeli police have said.

The three gunmen opened fire from automatic weapons on several vehicles near a Jewish settlement before the trio were 'neutralised', police said.

Police called the incident a 'terror attack'.

The incident occurred near Maale Adumim settlement, east of Jerusalem, police said, adding the attackers had arrived in a vehicle.

'The three terrorists... got out of their vehicle and started shooting from automatic weapons at vehicles that were standing in a traffic jam on the road towards Jerusalem,' the force said in a statement.

'Two terrorists were neutralised on the spot. In the searches conducted at the scene, another terrorist was located who tried to escape and he was also neutralised.'

Eight people with varying degrees of injuries were evacuated from the scene by medics, the police said, with

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