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Israeli police: Palestinian rams car into people near Jerusalem police station, injures 5

  • Israeli police stand next to a car at the scene of an of an apparent attack in Jerusalem, Friday, March 6, 2015. Israeli police say a suspected Palestinian motorist has rammed his car into five people near a Jerusalem police station, injuring five, before he was shot and wounded by a security guard. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

    Israeli police stand next to a car at the scene of an of an apparent attack in Jerusalem, Friday, March 6, 2015. Israeli police say a suspected Palestinian motorist has rammed his car into five people near a Jerusalem police station, injuring five, before he was shot and wounded by a security guard. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)  (The Associated Press)

  • Israeli police stand at the scene of an of an apparent attack in Jerusalem, Friday, March 6, 2015. Israeli police say a suspected Palestinian motorist has rammed his car into five people near a Jerusalem police station, injuring five, before he was shot and wounded by a security guard.(AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

    Israeli police stand at the scene of an of an apparent attack in Jerusalem, Friday, March 6, 2015. Israeli police say a suspected Palestinian motorist has rammed his car into five people near a Jerusalem police station, injuring five, before he was shot and wounded by a security guard.(AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)  (The Associated Press)

Israeli police say a suspected Palestinian motorist has rammed his car into five people near a Jerusalem police station, injuring five, before he was shot and wounded by a security guard.

Police spokeswoman Luba Samri described Friday's assault as a "terror attack." She says four of those injured in the attack were police officers.

Samri says that according to initial reports, the motorist is apparently a Palestinian from east Jerusalem. The attack took place near a police station in east Jerusalem, and the injured were taken to the hospital.

Samri says the motorist got out of his car holding a knife, and a security guard shot and seriously wounded him.