Three Palestinians wounded in firefight with IDF

June 27, 2007 06:42

Three Palestinian gunmen were injured in a firefight with IDF forces near Jenin overnight Tuesday. According to the IDF, troops operating in the area surrounded a building in which four gunmen were taking shelter. When the four attempted to escape, IDF forces opened fire and wounded three of them. The gunmen through a bomb at IDF soldiers during the operation, but no Israeli troops were injured. One of the Palestinian gunmen was taken to a hospital in Israel to be treated, while another was detained for interrogation. Elsewhere in the West Bank, IDF troops arrested two Palestinian fugitives during operations overnight Tuesday.

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