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1 dead, 8 others hurt when truck hits crowd in Israel

By the CNN Wire Staff
  • The driver was seeking revenge for something, police say
  • Police do not suspect a terrorism connection

(CNN) -- One person died when a truck driver seeking revenge plowed into a crowd in northern Israel Thursday, police said.

Three people were critically injured, and three others sustained moderate injuries, police said. Two others received minor injuries.

Police do not suspect the incident had any link to terrorism.

The truck ran into a crowd by a rail station in the northern city of Akko, said Micky Rosenfeld, a police spokesman.

Police said the driver was seeking revenge for something, but additional details on that were not immediately available.