Incident Summary:

11/24/2015: An assailant rammed his car into security personnel at the Tapuah Junction in the West Bank. Three Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers, one Israeli Border Police officer, and the assailant were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the attack; however, sources attributed the attack to Azmi Naf, 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: Military
Name of Entity Israel Defense Forces (IDF)
Specific Description Soldiers
Nationality of Target Israel
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Israeli Border Police
Specific Description Officer
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 / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 1
"Kerry Condemns Palestinian Attacks As He Meets Israel PM," AFP (World Service), November 24, 2015.
"Four Wounded in Car-ramming Attack at Tapuah Junction, West Bank," Haaretz, November 24, 2015.
"4 Israelis, Including IDF Lt. Colonel, Wounded in West Bank Car-Ramming Attack,", November 24, 2015.