IDF soldier shot in raid as forces confiscate terror funds

A soldier was moderately wounded in his foot during operational activity on Thursday night carried out by IDF and Israel Police forces at the Balata neighborhood, in the vicinity of Shechem.

The IDF said in a statement that the forces came under fire, and that the wounded soldier was evacuated, in a stable condition, to receive further medical care at a nearby hospital.

Despite the incident, the forces arrested two wanted terrorists and confiscated weapon parts.

In separate raids, the IDF arrested an additional wanted terrorist, seized thousands of shekels that, according to intelligence sources, have been traced back to terror organizations.

All three terrorists arrested overnight are suspected of involvement in local terror activities as well as participation in violent riots against Israeli civilians and security forces.

Investigations will be opened into the weapon parts and currency finds.

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