IDF soldier moderately wounded during arrest operation in W. Bank

An IDF soldier was moderately wounded overnight Sunday during an arrest operation near Nablus in the West Bank. The soldier was wounded when Palestinian gunmen opened fire on the troops. He was evacuated to a nearby hospital for further treatment. During the operation, three fugitives were arrested. Elsewhere in the West Bank, 17 Palestinian fugitives were arrested. All of the detainees were transferred to security forces for further interrogation.