IDF’s Unit 636 shot dead two armed terrorists who were firing at a military outpost near the Eilon Moreh settlement near Nablus on Tuesday.
A third suspect was injured by IDF fire and was rushed to a hospital in Nablus.
Palestinian, Border Police officer injured in Cave of the Patriarch scuffle
In a separate incident in the West Bank on the same day, a 23-year-old Palestinian was seriously injured in an altercation with Border Police officers near the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.
Police said the suspect was arrested after he attempted to attack the officers. It is unclear how the suspect suffered his wounds, for which he was rushed to a hospital by military emergency medical services.
A Border Police officer was also lightly injured in the incident.
Also, five Palestinians who were planning to carry out a terrorist attack were arrested by the IDF, Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) and Border Police in Jenin on Tuesday morning.
Soldiers from the Duvdevan unit, the Paratroopers Reconnaissance Platoon and the undercover unit of the Border Police arrested the five and confiscated ammunition and military equipment amid armed clashes in the city.
Palestinians fired at and threw an explosive device at the Israeli forces during the arrests. No Israeli personnel were injured.
One of the Palestinians arrested was identified by Palestinian media as Ahmed Turkman, the son of one of the terrorists arrested for carrying out a shooting attack on a bus carrying soldiers in the Jordan Valley last year.
The other arrested suspects were identified as Nour and Abd Abu Saqr, Abdullah Ahmad al-Batal and Ahmed al-Suqi, according to reports.
Additionally overnight, Israeli forces arrested a Palestinian in a-Ram. During the arrest, Palestinians rolled burning tires and threw stones at the soldiers.
Another Palestinian was arrested in an incident in the southern West Bank.