Incident Summary:

05/14/2015: An assailant drove a vehicle into a group Israeli civilians at a hitchhiking post in Alon Shvut junction, West Bank. Four students 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

Alon Shvut

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity Not Applicable
Specific Description Civilians
Nationality of Target Israel
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)
Weapon Details
A black Subaru sedan was used in the attack.
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 0 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Suspected terror attack: Four hurt in hit and," Ynet News, May 15, 2015.
"Two Injured in Jerusalem Car Terror Attack," Israel National News, May 20, 2015.
"4 wounded when terrorist drives car into hitchhiking post," Israel Hayom, May 15, 2015.