Bus Driver Injured in Shooting Attack near Beit El

January 7, 2019 6:03 AM IMEMC News & Agencies News Report, West Bank 0
07 Jan
6:03 AM

An “Egged” bus, number 140, came under a shooting attack on Saturday night, near the Jewish settlement Beit El, in the occupied West Bank. The bus driver was lightly wounded by shards of glass.

The Israeli army launched a search for the suspect in nearby areas, including the towns of Al-Bireh and Beitin. According to Israeli media, the incident has been treated as a possible terrorist attack.

Drivers of the Egged Transport company announced a strike on all lines operating throughout the country, this morning. They demand the buses traveling from Jerusalem to Beit El to be replaced by bullet-proof buses.

This is the second time in two months that the buses on this line were targeted, according to the PNN.

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