(October 2, 2022 / JNS) An Israeli civilian was wounded on Sunday morning in a terrorist attack near Itamar in Samaria, according to the Israeli military.
The assailant or assailants opened fire at vehicles traveling in the area, hitting a bus and a car, lightly wounding the driver of the latter, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement.
Israeli news site Walla reported that the car was a taxi. The wounded driver was evacuated to the IDF’s Samaria Regional Brigade base, and from there to a hospital, according to the military.
The IDF has launched a search in the Nablus area for those responsible for the attack.
The incident is the latest in a string of recent security incidents in Judea and Samaria, commonly known as the West Bank, as well as in eastern Jerusalem.
Overnight Saturday, a Palestinian gunman opened fire at an IDF unit operating in Samaria, while a second shooting targeted the Israeli community of Beit El, also in Samaria.
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