Incident Summary:

11/29/2000: Palestinian gunmen shot at a van near Otzarin in the West Bank. The driver, Avraham Alon, was shot several times but was in stable condition. The passenger, Ronit Noy, was not injured in the attack.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

West Bank

Near Otzarin

Location Details:
Near Otzarin in the West Bank

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Civilians
Specific Description Avraham Alon and Ronit Noy; two civilians traveling in the West Bank
Nationality of Target West Bank and Gaza Strip
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
The gunmen shot the victim in the abdomen, chest, and leg
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Palestinians No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Margot Dudkevitch, "Driver seriously wounded in shooting," The Jerusalem Post, November 30, 2000.
Margot Dudkevitch, "Judea, Samaria, and Jordan Valley settlers protest deteriorating security ," The Jerusalem Post, December 1, 2000.