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Police identify suspect in Kochav Yair ramming attack as 26-year-old from nearby Arab town

Police have identified the suspect in the ramming attack near Kochav Ya'ir as a 26-year-old resident of Tira, an Arab Israeli town. The suspect first targeted four officers at a checkpoint before attempting to stab security guards at the nearby Eliyahu Crossing. He was shot and pronounced dead at the scene. The police have determined that the attacker acted alone and are investigating the incident as a terror attack.

Original article source: https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog_entry/police-identify-suspect-in-kochav-yair-ramming-attack-as-26-year-old-from-nearby-arab-town/
Source Id: 2024-04-310211277

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