On the morning of 22 February 2024, three gunmen opened fire near a security checkpoint on the main highway that links the West Bank settlement of Ma’ale Adumim to Jerusalem. The assailants arrived in two cars and attacked individuals waiting in their vehicles during a traffic jam near the A-Zaim checkpoint, killing one person and wounding eight others. Armed civilians at the site killed all three gunmen. Israeli police identified the gunmen as Palestinian residents of Ma’ale Adumim.