Incident Summary:

04/15/2015: An assailant rammed his vehicle into a bus stop in French Hill neighborhood, Jerusalem city, West Bank, West Bank and Gaza Strip. A civilian was killed and two others, including the assailant, were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources identified the assailant as a Palestinian extremist.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

West Bank


Location Details:
The incident occurred in the French Hill area.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Bus Stop
Nationality of Target West Bank and Gaza Strip
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Vehicle (not to include vehicle-borne explosives, i.e., car or truck bombs)
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
Palestinian Extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 1
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 2 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 2
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 1
"Police spokesman: Two civilians that were hit by car were victims of terrorist attack," Jerusalem Post, April 16, 2015.
"Israeli dies after possible J'lem car ramming attack," Haaretz, April 16, 2015.
"Second victim of Jerusalem terror attack still in serious condition," The Times Of Israel, April 19, 2015.