This morning (March 17, 2019) at around 09:45 local time (UTC +2) 2 terror attacks occurred along Rout 5 in Eastern Israel in 2 locations.

One person is reported dead, and 2 others critically wounded.

According to the security forces, the terrorist stabbed a soldier and took his weapon, firing on a foreign citizen and then stealing his vehicle. Fleeing the scene, the terrorist shot another person at another location, and then fled on foot.

Security forces are in pursuit of the attacker(s) and urging the people to lock down and remain in their homes. Road blocks and searches have been initiated.

The event is still ongoing.

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