Clarified: Rock throwers damaged Israeli bus in West Bank, no injuries

Security forces in area searching for suspects of incident that occurred near Silwad.

December 1, 2014 21:55
Bus damaged in West Bank incident.

Bus damaged in West Bank incident, December 1, 2014.. (photo credit: Courtesy)

Police clarified that rock throwers damaged an Israeli bus traveling in the West Bank on Monday night near the town of Silwad, and that initial reports of a suspected shooting attack were false.

No injuries were reported in the incident that took place on Route 60.

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Police said the bus was able to continue on its route toward Ariel following the incident.

Security forces were in the area searching for suspects.

The incident comes after a Palestinian woman stabbed and lightly injured an Israeli civilian earlier Monday near the Gush Etzion junction.

In a separate incident in the West Bank on Monday, an Israeli man was seriously hurt after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and run. The circumstances of the event were being investigated. 

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