Amid manhunt, Palestinians try to infiltrate West Bank Jewish community

( As Israeli security forces continued massive efforts to rescue three kidnapped teens, Palestinians on Monday tried to infiltrate the West Bank Jewish community of Kochav Yaakov, which is situated east of Ramallah in the Binyamin region.

Israel Defense Forces troops managed to disperse a cell of two or three Palestinians trying to get through the fence surrounding Kochav Yaakov, Israel Hayom reported. According to the IDF, Israeli soldiers fired shots at the Palestinians, wounding one. Another suspect fled.

Posted on June 17, 2014 .