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IDF arrests two Palestinian suspects in West Bank shooting

Men are believed to have taken part in a roadside attack on a car near Nablus

Illustrative photo of soldiers checking Palestinians at a roadblock outside the West Bank village of Yasuf, near Nablus. (Abir Sultan/Flash90)
Illustrative photo of soldiers checking Palestinians at a roadblock outside the West Bank village of Yasuf, near Nablus. (Abir Sultan/Flash90)

The IDF arrested two Palestinian suspects Sunday in connection with a shooting last week in the West Bank.

Last Wednesday night, gunmen fired on an Israeli vehicle near Nablus. There were no injuries reported, but the car sustained some damage. The suspects were taken in for questioning by security forces.

Violent attacks on Jewish settlers in the West Bank have risen in recent months, with US-brokered peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians faltering.

Price Tag attacks, perpetrated by Israeli settlers on Arab targets, are also becoming more common. On Wednesday, the US condemned one such attack, in which settler extremists allegedly torched a West Bank mosque.

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