Security forces nab 2 Palestinians suspected of shooting at Israeli car
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Security forces nab 2 Palestinians suspected of shooting at Israeli car

Shin Bet says suspects ‘implicated themselves’ in incident, which caused no injuries but damaged vehicle in West Bank

An Israeli car hit by bullets in an apparent shooting attack near Ramallah in the West Bank, May 22, 2018 (courtesy)
An Israeli car hit by bullets in an apparent shooting attack near Ramallah in the West Bank, May 22, 2018 (courtesy)

Security forces on Wednesday arrested two Palestinians suspected of shooting at an Israeli vehicle outside Ramallah in the West Bank the previous day.

The Shin Bet said in a statement that the suspects, Palestinians from the Ramallah area, “implicated themselves in the incident” during their initial investigation.

They were taken away for further questioning by the security agency.

The army said after the incident that it suspected it was an attempted terror attack.

No injuries were reported.

The attempted attack was carried out near Kafr Ni’ma, west of Ramallah, and close to the Talmon Jewish settlement.

A photograph of the targeted car, posted on social media, showed that one of its wheels was punctured in the attack.

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