Terror continues: Drive-by shooting in Gush Etzion – No injuries
BREAKING: Muslim terrorists attempted to murder IDF soldiers in a drive-by shooting attack on Route Gush Etzion-Hevron near Halhul.
A car stopped and opened fire at an IDF checkpoint near Halhul. The troops returned fire and the car fled back into the Arab village.
Simultaneously, a different car attempted to ram through the checkpoint but IDF forces were able to stop and arrest two Muslim terrorists.
No one was injured.
IDF forces are closing entrances to the Arab village of Halhul, as a huge manhunt is underway for the car and the Muslim terrorists behind the shooting attack.
Earlier today, a stabbing attack was thwarted in Hevron.
A 17-year-old Muslim terrorist aroused the suspicions of Border Police officers at one of the checkpoints near the Cave of the Patriarchs, they asked the suspected terrorist to remove all that was in his pockets and lift his shirt. He refused and suddenly pulled out a large knife he had hidden on him and waved it at the officers. They aimed their weapons at him and neutralized the terrorist without firing.
No one was hurt.
According to the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, the soldier and another force responded with fire and eliminated the terrorist.