Reports in the Israeli media of a suspected infiltration into the northern West Bank settlement of Karnei Shomron on Saturday night were denied, after security forces searched the area around a hole in the fence surrounding the settlement and declared a false alarm.
Tensions are high after a number of recent deadly attacks. On June 30 a Palestinian infiltrated into the Kiryat Arba settlement, killing 13-year old Hallel Yaffa Ariel in her bed, while on July 1 Rabbi Michael Mark from Otniel was killed by gunfire while driving with his wife and two of his children.
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