3 Palestinians arrested, indicted over January shooting toward West Bank settlement

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

Three Palestinian gunmen have been arrested for shooting at the West Bank settlement of Karmei Tzur in January, the military and Shin Bet security agency say.

In a joint statement with the Shin Bet, the Israel Defense Forces says the trio from the town of Beit Ummar opened fire at Karmei Tzur on the night of January 23.

There were no injuries in the attack.

The Shin Bet names the suspects as Muhammad Salibi, Khabib Salibi and Rashed az-Zaqiq, all in their 20s.

Palestinian media reported the arrests of the Salibi relatives in late January, several days after the shooting. It is unclear when az-Zaqiq was detained.

Indictments were filed against the trio earlier today, according to the IDF.

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