IDF hunting for Palestinian gunman who shot and injured soldier in Nablus

September 1, 2016 15:52
IDF soldiers in Nablus

IDF soldiers patrol in Nablus [file]. (photo credit: REUTERS)


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The IDF and Shin Bet intelligence agency have launched an intensive hunt for a Palestinian gunman who shot and injured an IDF soldier overnight between Wednesday and Thursday near Joseph's Tomb.

Paramedics evacuated the soldier, in moderate and stable condition, to the Beilinson Medical Center in Petah Tikva.

The search for the attacker is focused on intelligence leads, army source said.

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The shooting occurred as the IDF secured 16 buses of Jewish worshipers who arrived at the holy site, during which several riots broke out.

During the disturbances, Palestinians hurled Molotov cocktails and burning tire at security forces, who responded with riot dispersal means. The IDF said prayers went on without disruption.

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