IDF says troops came under Palestinian gunfire overnight in West Bank, nobody hurt

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

Palestinian gunmen opened fire at a military post near the West Bank city of Tulkarem overnight, the military says.

According to the Israel Defense Forces, troops stationed near the post, close to the village of Irtah, returned fire at the gunmen as they fled.

The IDF says the gunmen’s car was hit by the soldiers’ bullets.

There are no reports of injuries during the incident.

Also overnight, troops detained two wanted Palestinians in the Hebron area, the IDF adds.

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