Soldier lightly hurt in hit-and-run, IDF investigating circumstances

Army investigating circumstances of incident.

January 26, 2016 15:36
Attempted stabbing at Hawara checkpoint near Nablus, December 17, 2015.

Attempted stabbing at Hawara checkpoint near Nablus, December 17, 2015.. (photo credit: DORON MAH TOV/ MIDABRIM BATIKSHORET)


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A soldier was lightly wounded in a suspected hit-and-run near Beit Horon on Tuesday, a day after a stabbing attack in the West Bank settlement left one Israeli woman dead and another wounded.

The IDF reported their initial finding that the soldier who was wounded was standing at the checkpoint at the village of Beit Ur al-Tahta.

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The IDF spokesperson said that the car involved in the hit-and-run drove off in the direction of Beit Ur al-Tahta. The army was investigating the circumstances of the incident. Emergency medical workers was treating the soldier at the scene.

Military sources said that the accident was likely a hit-and-run car accident and not a deliberate terror attack.

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