IDF: Troops under fire near Nablus; damaged vehicle, no injuries
A military vehicle was damaged in a firefight in the northern West Bank on Saturday evening, the Israel Defense Forces said.
The incident happened on a road between the settlement of Yitzhar and the illegal outpost of Gilad Farms, near the Palestinian village of Tell, near Nablus.
No injuries were reported.
The military vehicle – which was carrying soldiers at the time of the attack – was hit by several bullets, according to the army.
The suspected Palestinian shooters fled the scene.
“IDF forces are now scanning the area. More details will follow,” the military said in an initial statement.
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On Tuesday, a drive-by shooting targeted a military post between the settlements of Itamar and Elon Moreh in the northern West Bank, according to the IDF.
No injuries were reported in this shooting as well, and the suspected gunmen fled to Nablus.