An IDF soldier was moderately to seriously wounded at around 11 pm Wednesday night when a Palestinian Arab terrorist hurled a homemade bomb at him while he was out on patrol near the Har Gilo / Beit Jala checkpoint just outside of Jerusalem, in Gush Etzion.
The soldier was rushed to Hadassah Ein Kerem Medical Center with serious wounds, many on his face.
The attack occurrred at the IDF’s “Panora” position, which is above the area of the tunnel road which connects Gush Etzion to Jerusalem, near Beit Jala.
According to the Tazpit News Agency, the terrorist came from Beit Jala, to the entrance of the IDF position, where he then threw the IED (improvised explosive device). The soldier was guarding the gate when he was attacked and injured.Jewish Press News Briefs