At least 5 hurt in West Bank terror attack

A 30-year-old man who sustains gunshot wounds receives treatment by IDF and MDA teams after coming under fire in a drive-by shooting which then continues to a second location; Assailants remain at large as troops launch a manhunt

Elisha Ben Kimon, Einav Halabi|Updated:

Troops encounter militant fire in Balata camp near Nablus

At least five people were injured on Tuesday in a terror attack near the Palestinian village of Ya'bad in the northern West Bank.
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זירת הפיגוע בצומת אפס
זירת הפיגוע בצומת אפס
Aftermath of West Bank terror attack on Tuesday
(Photo: MDA)
A 30-year-old Israeli was being treated by IDF medical personnel and MDA emergency teams, after sustaining gunshot wounds to his upper extremities in a suspected drive-by shooting as the terrorists then continue their attack in a second location, wounding four others, later identified as Israel Defense Forces soldiers, before escaping with their vehicle probably into Ya'bad.
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ניסיון חטיפת נשק מחייל במעבר רנתיס בשומרון
ניסיון חטיפת נשק מחייל במעבר רנתיס בשומרון
Aftermath of West Bank terror attack on Tuesday
The assailants were still at large, and forces launched a manhunt to apprehend them.
Earlier, troops encountered militant fire when they entered the Balata refugee camp near Nablus in order to arrest a suspect who according to the military, was in the final stages of preparing a terror strike.
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עימותים בין מחבלים ללוחמי צה''ל במחנה הפליטים בלאטה, מזרחית לשכם
עימותים בין מחבלים ללוחמי צה''ל במחנה הפליטים בלאטה, מזרחית לשכם
Clashes at the Balata refugee camp near Nablus on Tuesday
The shooting took place as the force was working to remove non-combatants from a house they had surrounded, where the suspect was hiding. He had been evading capture for the past year and succeeded in escaping again but weapons were found in the building.
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(ILTV)
First published: 15:28, 06.13.23
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