Photo Credit: Israel Police Spokespersons' Unit
Victims' car after drive-by shooting near Rishon Lezion

One woman was shot to death and a second was critically injured at around 10 pm Monday when an unidentified attacker opened fire from a vehicle while driving past their car close to the Ein HaKoreh interchange near Rishon Lezion.

Israel Police officers and medics who arrived on the scene found the 32-year-old female passenger had been mortally wounded and died within moments; they raced to evacuate the critically injured 23-year-old female driver to Assaf HaRofeh Medical Center in the central Israeli city of Tzrifin, near Rishon Lezion.

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District Police spokesperson Ami Ben David said roadblocks were set up and a large force was deployed to hunt down the vehicle of those responsible for the attack.

The circumstances behind the incident are still unclear.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.