At approximately 9:05 received a report about the attempt to run over pedestrians on highway 465 near the settlement of Halamish (Neve tzuf, D. Benjamin).
As reported by the radio station Galei Tzahal, the driver, who was behind the wheel of a car, approached a group of soldiers. The soldiers, sensing danger, shot and wounded the driver. He was seriously injured, was taken to hospital, «Beilinson» in Petah Tikva, where he later died. The woman who was in the car, were also injured, she was taken to the hospital in Ramallah.
None of the soldiers was hurt.
Security forces suspect that we are talking about the attempted car bombing.
The press service of the IDF edition NEWSru.co.il said that there is a check of circumstances of incident.
According to reports in the Palestinian media, fire was opened on the Suzuki Baleno white colour with Israeli license plates. And the bullets broke the back window of the car.