Initial: Attempted shooting attack on IDF in West Bank

No injuries or damage were reported, the terrorists fled the scene.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
November 28, 2016 20:51
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A gunman fired shots at an IDF base in an attempted shooting attack Monday evening in the West Bank, according to initial reports. During the incident, shots were fired from a vehicle passing an IDF base near the Ofra settlement. The shots were fired toward the back gate of the base.

No injuries or damage were reported, the terrorists fled the scene. Security forces are currently searching for the gunmen near Silwad.

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Overnight on Sunday, IDF forces arrested 11 suspects in the West Bank.

Six of the wanted men were suspected of involvement in terrorism, mass disturbances and violence towards civilians and security forces, and five of the suspects were members of the Hamas terrorist organization. All were taken in for questioning by security forces.

Additionally, during the operation, police officers seized two pipe bombs, which were handed over to security forces.


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