IDF soldiers kill one attacker, arrest two more in West Bank

Troops were on patrol when assailants opened fire from a nearby car; No soldiers were wounded.

November 17, 2015 21:02
A member of the Israeli security forces runs past a Palestinian flag during clashes

A member of the Israeli security forces runs past a Palestinian flag during clashes with Palestinian stone throwers in the West Bank town of Tul Karm. (photo credit: AFP PHOTO)


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IDF soldiers shot and killed one attacker and arrested two others after they opened fire on the troops in the northern West Bank, the IDF Spokesman's Office said on Tuesday.

The soldiers – from the Netzah Yehuda battalion – were on patrol on Route 60 at the entrance to the village of Turmus Aiya when the attackers opened fire from a car that was parked on the side of the road.

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The IDF Spokesman's Office said the soldiers shot and killed one terrorist and arrested two others at the scene. No soldiers were wounded, it added.

Inside the vehicle they found a pistol used in the attack, the IDF said.

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