Three killed in terror attack northwest of Jerusalem

At least three Israelis were killed and a fourth wounded in a terror attack in the town of Har Adar northwest of Jerusalem Tuesday morning.

According to initial reports, at 7:14 a.m. a terrorist opened fire on a group of Border Police officers and guards near the back gate of Har Adar, used by Palestinian Arabs who work in the town.

Police say the terrorist aroused the suspicions of security forces stationed at the gate. When he was ordered to halt, the terrorist drew a pistol concealed under his shirt and opened fire on security forces stationed at the entrance.

Emergency medical teams from MDA have been dispatched to the scene and are currently treating the wounded. MDA officials reported that three of the injured were in critical condition and the fourth in serious condition.