Palestinian shot after allegedly attempting to enter West Bank settlement

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

A Palestinian suspect has been shot after allegedly attempting to enter the West Bank settlement of Tekoa.

According to the Rescuers Without Borders emergency service, there are no other injuries in the incident.

It is not immediately clear whether the Palestinian man was armed. The condition of the attacker is not clear either.

An infiltration alert was activated in the town, and residents were asked to remain in their homes.

There is no immediate comment from the military on the incident.

A siren was activated in the settlement and residents were told to lock their doors.

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