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Shots fired at Israeli guards at West Bank crossing, no injuries

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

A picture shows the Israeli Jalameh checkpoint in the northern West Bank, on April 8, 2022. (Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP)
A picture shows the Israeli Jalameh checkpoint in the northern West Bank, on April 8, 2022. (Jaafar Ashtiyeh/AFP)

The Defense Ministry says Palestinian gunmen opened fire at the Jalamah crossing in the northern West Bank, leading it to be shut temporarily.

According to the ministry, no damage was caused and no security guards were hurt by the gunfire.

The ministry says security forces are scanning the area for suspects. The checkpoint has come under numerous shooting attacks in recent months.

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