Medics: Palestinian tries to attack troops, is shot and arrested

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

A Palestinian suspect has been shot and detained after allegedly attempting to assault troops in the West Bank, medics say.

According to the Rescuers Without Borders emergency service, the suspect got out of a vehicle while waiting to be questioned near the town of al-Khader near Bethlehem, and tried to attack troops.

During the incident, the suspect was shot in the lower body, the service says.

It adds that no soldiers are hurt.

The Israeli military has not yet issued a statement on the incident.

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