IDF operating in village near hometown of terrorist in Ma’ale Adumim attack

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

Following the deadly shooting attack this morning near Ma’ale Adumim, the IDF says it is operating in the West Bank town of Za’atara, close to Bethlehem, the hometown of one of the three terrorists.

The other two Palestinian attackers are from a nearby village.

The IDF says troops are detaining and questioning suspects in the area.

The IDF adds that it has bolstered forces in the West Bank to prevent potential additional attacks.

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