Incident Summary:

07/06/2019: An assailant rammed a vehicle into soldiers at a checkpoint in Hizma, West Bank, West Bank and Gaza Strip. At least five soldiers were wounded in the attack and the assailant was arrested. No group claimed responsibility for the incident; however, sources attributed the attack to 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 Hizma Checkpoint
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 car 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) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
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 0
"Soldiers attacked in suspected Jerusalem ramming didn't follow orders, Israeli army finds," Haaretz, July 9, 2019.
"Israel: Five IDF Soldiers Wounded in Car Ramming at Jerusalem Checkpoint 6 July; Suspect Arrested," Haaretz Online, July 6, 2019.
"Terrorism Digest: 6-7 Jul 19," BBC Monitoring, July 7, 2019.