IDF says it is closing roads around Nablus amid manhunt for Huwara gunman

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

Israeli soldiers are seen at the scene of a shooting attack in the West Bank town of Huwara, March 19, 2023. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
Israeli soldiers are seen at the scene of a shooting attack in the West Bank town of Huwara, March 19, 2023. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

The Israel Defense Forces says it has launched a manhunt for a gunman who wounded two Israelis in the West Bank town of Huwara earlier.

According to the IDF, the drive-by attack left two Israelis hurt. They were both taken to a hospital for further treatment.

The IDF says it is closing roads in the Nablus area amid the manhunt.

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