Jerusalem truck attacker was IS supporter: PM Netanyahu

Jerusalem truck attacker was IS supporter: PM Netanyahu

'We know the identity of the assailant, who according to all indications supported IS,' Netanyahu (in photo) said. Photograph: (Getty)

AFP Jerusalem Jan 8, 2017, 08.55 PM (IST)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said a Palestinian who rammed a truck into a group of soldiers on Sunday and killed four of them was a supporter of the Islamic State group.

"We know the identity of the assailant, who according to all indications supported IS," Netanyahu said, according to a statement from his office that provided no details on what led to the finding.

(AFP)

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The statement from his office provided no details on what led to the finding

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