Incident Summary:

11/01/2015: An assailant rammed a vehicle into Border Police officers at the Beit Einun junction in West Bank and Gaza Strip. Three officers were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources indicated that the assailant later turned himself into Israeli security forces and was identified as a Palestinian extremist.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

West Bank

Beit Einun

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Israeli Border Police
Specific Description Officers
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)
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 1
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 3 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 3
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Driver in suspected car ramming attack north of Kiryat Arba turns self in," Jerusalem Post, November 1, 2015.
"Three wounded in West Bank car attack," Ynet News, November 3, 2015.
"3 Israelis police hurt in West Bank car-ramming attack: police," Focus Bulgaria, November 1, 2015.