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Gunmen exchange fire with Israeli soldiers near Ramallah

July 17, 2014 11:34 A.M. (Updated: July 17, 2014 11:50 A.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Palestinian gunmen exchanged fire with Israeli troops stationed at a military checkpoint near Ramallah late Wednesday.

Witnesses told Ma'an that gunmen opened fire at Israeli soldiers at a military checkpoint near the central West Bank village of Jaba.

The gunfight continued for over 30 minutes before a large number of Israeli forces arrived in the area.

No injuries or fatalities were reported and the gunmen fled the scene.
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