IDF confirms car-ramming attack in Huwara, launches search for fled assailant

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

The scene of an alleged car-ramming attack in the West Bank town of Huwara on May 21, 2023. (Video screenshot; used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)
The scene of an alleged car-ramming attack in the West Bank town of Huwara on May 21, 2023. (Video screenshot; used in accordance with Clause 27a of the Copyright Law)

The Israel Defense Forces confirms reports of a suspected car-ramming attack in the northern West Bank town of Huwara.

Troops are scanning the area for the alleged assailant, who is thought to have fled toward the Nablus area.

One Israeli man lightly hurt in the suspected attack is taken to the Beilinson hospital in Petah Tikvah, the Rescuers Without Borders emergency service says.

The IDF says it will provide further details later on the incident.

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