Pregnant Israeli woman lightly hurt in alleged West Bank carjacking

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

An Israeli woman is lightly hurt in an alleged carjacking on Route 505 near the West Bank Palestinian town of Biddya, officials say.

According to police, the victim told officers that a vehicle with several suspects in it stopped near her car, physically forced her out, and drove off.

The Magen David Adom ambulance service says the 29-year-old woman is pregnant and is being treated for minor injuries. She has been taken to Meir Medical Center in Kfar Saba.

Police and military forces are scanning the area for the suspects.

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