Road attack in Jerusalem: at least 3 injured

Israeli authorities said they arrested two men on Monday in Jerusalem after a vehicle was used to ram pedestrians, injuring at least three people, in what police called a terrorist attack.

video of the episode broadcast on Israel's Channel 12 shows a car speeding around a sharp bend and colliding with a group of people, who fly over the roof of the vehicle. Images Data shared on social media by police shows a white sedan had crashed into another car on a small street.

According to the video, after hitting pedestrians, the vehicle appears to have crashed into a parked car. Two young people then ran into the street, pointing weapons, before fleeing the area.

Police said the two men were arrested at a nearby store that was closed and that the weapon used in the attack had been recovered.

It was the latest attack on Jerusalem in recent months since Israeli forces went to war against Hamas in Gaza. Last month, a 15-year-old boy stabbed two Israelis at a checkpoint at the entrance to Jerusalem. In November, a gunman killed three Israelis at the entrance to the city, and a fourth Israeli who opened fire on the attacker was killed by Israeli soldiers who mistook him for a participant in the attack.

On Monday, video posted online by Channel 12 after the arrest shows men being led away by law enforcement as a crowd of ultra-Orthodox Jews, some standing on rooftops, cheering and cheering.

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