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Police have identified the suspect in the ramming and stabbing attack near Kochav Ya’ir as a 26-year-old resident of Tira. The suspect first hit four officers at a checkpoint before attempting to stab security guards at a nearby crossing. The attacker was shot and pronounced dead at the scene. The police have determined that the suspect acted alone and are investigating the incident as a terror attack. This event took place on 04/03/2024 at the following location: Kochav Yair, Israel.

Incident Type: Terrorism

Event Type: Terror Attack

Total Fatalities: 1

Total Wounded: 4

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 4

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 1

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 0

Source: Times of Israel