Driver shot after ramming bystanders in Jerusalem

Police officers in Jerusalem shot and wounded a man who drove into several bystanders at a Jerusalem light railway. (File photo: Reuters)

A car drove into a number of people at a Jerusalem light railway stop on Wednesday, wounding nine of them, police said.

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said the car driver was shot by police officers as he attempted to flee on foot. His condition was not immediately known.

An ambulance service spokesman said at least three of wounded were in a serious condition.

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