Sunday, March 18
Latest News
  1. Report: Israel detains 1,319 Palestinians, 274 minors
  2. Israel to uproot olive, grape trees to pave settler-only road
  3. Israel orders 5 Palestinian families to halt construction of homes
  4. Israeli court sentences Palestinian activist Munther Amira to 6 months
  5. Israeli forces open fire at Gaza fishermen
  6. Israeli forces attack Palestinian medics attempting to save youth
  7. Explosion in Gaza targets convoy of Palestinian PM Rami Hamdallah
  8. Israeli forces detain 10 Palestinian fishermen off southern Gaza coast
  9. Israeli forces raid East Jerusalem cemetery, destroy tombstones
  10. 19-year-old Palestinian killed by Israeli forces laid to rest in Urif

Israeli soldier lightly wounded in shooting attack near Bethlehem-area settlement

Feb. 28, 2017 10:50 A.M. (Updated: Feb. 28, 2017 2:57 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- An Israeli soldier was lightly injured in a shooting attack near an illegal settlement in the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem on Monday night, the Israeli army reported.

An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an on Tuesday that overnight, “a gunman opened fire at forces in the vicinity of Efrat, lightly wounding a soldier who was treated at the scene."

The spokesperson added that Israeli forces were searching the area, but did not have immediate information as of Tuesday morning regarding whether anyone had been detained in relation to the attack.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017