Incident Summary:

11/08/2015: An assailant rammed a car into a group of people at a hitchhiking stop at Tapuah junction in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Four Israelis were wounded in the attack. The perpetrator was shot and killed by security forces. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources identified the assailant as Sulemain Shaheen, a Palestinian Extremist.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

West Bank


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Unarmed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Transportation
Name of Entity Unknown
Specific Description Hitchhiking Station
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 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 4 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 1
Total Number of Injured 4
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Knife, car attacks in West Bank wound 5, attackers shot," The Nation Pakistan, November 9, 2015.
"Four wounded in West Bank car attack, one wounded in knife attack," Ynet News, November 8, 2015.
"Wave of terror October 2015," IMFA, October 14, 2015.