Tuesday, Nov. 21
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces detain 21 Palestinians, journalist, in West Bank raids
  2. Israeli forces open fire on fishermen, level lands in Gaza
  3. Hundreds cross Rafah as Egypt continues to open crossing for 3rd day
  4. After PLO halts ties with US, Arab League steps in
  5. Israeli forces detain Palestinian activist from Bilin
  6. Israel to demolish Palestinian structures in Hebron Hills
  7. Israeli forces detain Palestinian high school students, 14-year-old
  8. Israeli forces deliver evacuation notices to 300 Palestinians
  9. Israeli forces suppress Friday protests in Kafr Qaddum
  10. Jerusalem store owner demolish own shop to avoid Israeli fines

Israeli troops close roads west of Nablus after shots fired towards illegal settlement

April 4, 2017 10:14 A.M. (Updated: April 4, 2017 3:36 P.M.)
(File)
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces closed all roads surrounding the illegal Israeli settlement of Shave Shomron in the northern occupied West Bank on Monday evening, after shots were fired towards settlement property.

An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that shots were fired towards Shave Shomron on Monday night, with bullet holes found in a wall surrounding the settlement, although no injuries were reported.

The spokesperson added that Israeli forces were still investigating the area to find those responsible.

Palestinian security sources told Ma’an that Israeli forces had closed the roads west of the city of Nablus, where the settlement is located, following the shooting.

Palestinian eyewitnesses also confirmed that Israeli troops had deployed heavily in the area.

Some 500,000 to 600,000 Israelis live in more than 196 settlements and scores of illegal outposts across the occupied Palestinian territory, in contravention of international law.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017