IDF troops ambush terrorists near Nablus, killing one

At least one of the terrorists was part of a group that had claimed responsibility for a number of recent shooting attacks.

 IDF troops operate in the West Bank as part of Operation Break the Wave, September 25, 2022 (photo credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)
IDF troops operate in the West Bank as part of Operation Break the Wave, September 25, 2022
(photo credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT)

IDF forces from the Golani Brigade operating near the West Bank city of Nablus ambushed a group of armed Palestinian terrorists traveling in a car and on a motorcycle early Sunday morning, according to the IDF Spokesperson's Unit.

One of the terrorists was killed and several others were wounded, according to Palestinian reports.

The "Lion's Den" terrorist group stated on Sunday morning that the terrorist killed in the ambush was a part of the group.

Gunmen were responsible for Har Bracha attack

The Lion's Den group had published videos in recent weeks showing its members shooting at the settlement of Har Bracha and at Israeli forces near and in Nablus.

 Palestinians clash with Israeli security forces during a protest in the village of Beit Dajan, near the West Bank city of Nablus, on June 3, 2022 (credit: NASSER ISHTAYEH/FLASH90) Palestinians clash with Israeli security forces during a protest in the village of Beit Dajan, near the West Bank city of Nablus, on June 3, 2022 (credit: NASSER ISHTAYEH/FLASH90)

Israeli security forces are on high alert ahead of the Rosh Hashana holiday amid heightened threats of terrorist attacks ahead of and during the High Holidays.

The IDF, Shin Bet and Border Police arrested four terrorism suspects throughout the West Bank on Saturday night as part of Operation Break the Wave, including in Hebron, Jalud, Nablus, Jalazone and Shuara.