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Terrorists open fire on military post in Samaria; no casualties reported

Israeli forces operating in the area opened fire on the suspects’ vehicle, hitting it, but failed to prevent their escape, according to the IDF.

An Israeli soldier during a nighttime counterterror operation in Judea and Samaria. Credit: IDF.
An Israeli soldier during a nighttime counterterror operation in Judea and Samaria. Credit: IDF.

An Israeli military post near Irtah in northeastern Samaria was targeted in a drive-by shooting overnight Saturday, according to the Israeli military.

Israeli forces operating nearby identified the assailants and opened fire on their vehicle, hitting it, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement.

During a subsequent sweep of the area, several bullet casings were found.

No Israeli casualties were reported.

Separately on Saturday night, Israeli forces arrested a terror suspect in Hebron and seized dozens of crates of fireworks, according to the IDF.

The Israeli troops came under attack during the withdrawal from the city, and responded with riot-dispersal tools.

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