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Jerusalem - Explosive Device Wounds IDF Officer North Of Jerusalem

Published on: May 10, 2016 02:50 PM
By: Jerusalem Post
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Jerusalem - An explosion occurred near the Palestinian village of Hizma, injuring one person on Tuesday night.

According to initial information provided by the IDF, the blast occurred when a suspicious device blew up in the area of Hizma, near Jerusalem’s Pisgat Ze’ev neighborhood.


Paramedics reported treating one person who remained conscious after the blast.

Dvir Adani, a volunteer medic with the ambulance unit of United Hatzalah, was among the first responders at the scene of the blast.

“When I arrived at the scene I saw a young man who was suffering from a head wound. Together with other volunteer medics we treated the injured man after which he was transferred on by an emergency services ambulance to the hospital. He was fully conscious at the time of evacuation. We did not find any other injured persons during the incident.”

No word on what caused the event.

Authorities have opened an investigation and were inspecting the scene.

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