At least eight people have been injured to varying degrees in a gun attack carried out by three unknown assailants in the area of the highway near the Ma’ale Adumim settlement near Jerusalem, according to the police press service, Report informs referring to TASS.

“Attack on highway number 1 in the area of the A-Zaim checkpoint. Three terrorists arrived in a car and began firing automatic weapons at cars stuck in a traffic jam on the way to Jerusalem. The security forces at the scene neutralized the two terrorists,” the report says. “During the search operations, another terrorist was discovered who was trying to escape; he was also neutralized.”