Israeli lightly hurt in alleged violent carjacking attempt in West Bank

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

An Israeli man is lightly wounded after he was allegedly assaulted by a group of Palestinians who attempted to steal his car near the West Bank town of Azzun.

According to Kan news, the man says he sought to make a U-turn at the entrance of the town, but three Palestinians began to hurl stones at him, use pepper spray, and drag him out of the car by force.

He is taken by other Palestinians to a nearby health clinic for medical treatment.

According to Kan, the group that attacked him did not manage to steal his car.

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