Palestinians fire on West Bank patrol: Israel army
Palestinian gunmen opened fire at an Israeli army patrol near the West Bank city of Ramallah overnight, according to an Israeli military spokeswoman.
"During a routine patrol during the night, shots were fired by Palestinians at a military vehicle near Ramallah without causing injuries. The vehicle was lightly damaged," she told AFP.
The shooters were not apprehended, the spokeswoman said.
IDF exposes Syria-funded Islamic Jihad terror cell in West Bank
Israeli security forces have recently discovered an Islamic Jihad terror cell which was planning attacks against Israeli soldiers, the Israel Defense Forces said Thursday, after a gag order was lifted in the case.
In a joint operation between the IDF and the Shin Bet, 10 Islamic Jihad militants were arrested near Jenin in recent months. According to the investigation, the military headquarters of the cell was communicating with the Islamic Jihad in Syria, who transferred the cell large sums of money to purchase weapons and to fund other operations.
on Saturday morning, three explosions thought to be from mortars were reported in the southern area of the Eshkol Regional Council. No damage or injuries were reported.