Jerusalem hospitals mentioned they obtained 12 individuals wounded within the incident, amongst them two critically and two critically.
Whereas the trigger was nonetheless being decided, the incident got here as Israeli-Palestinian tensions are excessive, following months of Israeli raids within the occupied West Financial institution prompted by a spate of lethal assaults towards Israelis that killed 19 individuals.
Greater than 130 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli-Palestinian combating within the West Financial institution and east Jerusalem this 12 months, making 2022 the deadliest 12 months since 2006. The Israeli military says a lot of the Palestinians killed have been militants. However stone-throwing youths protesting the incursions and others not concerned in confrontations have additionally been killed.
A minimum of 5 extra individuals have been killed in Palestinian assault towards Israelis in current weeks.
There have been studies of a second blast within the neighborhood of Ramot north of the town, which police didn’t instantly verify.