Border Police troops come under fire near Jenin; damaged vehicle, no injuries
A police vehicle was damaged in a drive-by shooting in the northern West Bank on Saturday evening, law enforcement officials said.
An all-terrain vehicle with several Palestinian gunmen inside approached Border Police officers carrying out “routine security activities” near the Palestinian city of Jenin and opened fire, said a police spokesperson.
Officers returned fire, but the gunmen fled, police said.
Police said no injuries were caused, but the officers’ vehicle was damaged by the gunfire.
Police and military forces began scanning the area.
The incident follows an upsurge in attacks in the region in recent weeks.
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On Wednesday evening, shots were fired from a passing car at an Israel Defense Forces position near the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
And last Saturday evening, an IDF vehicle was damaged in a firefight in the same area. No injuries were caused in these attacks.