IDF troops come under fire in Jenin clashes; Palestinians report 2 killed

ByJPOST.COM STAFF
July 12, 2017 09:55

An IDF statement said Palestinian gunmen opened fire at the forces and hurled explosive devices toward them; the soldiers returned fire.




IDF confiscates weapons in West Bank

IDF confiscates weapons in West Bank. (photo credit:IDF)

IDF soldiers came under fire overnight Tuesday during an operation in the West Bank city of Jenin, according to the army.

An IDF statement said that Palestinian gunmen opened fire at the forces and hurled explosive devices toward them. The soldiers returned fire.

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Palestinian media reported of two killed and one injured in the exchange of gunfire. The IDF said it was investigating the reports.

Additionally overnight, Israeli security forces arrested 21 Palestinians, 18 of whom were suspected of involvement in terrorist activities and violent disturbances against civilians and security personnel.





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