Monday, May 22
Latest News
  1. Israeli forces kill Palestinian in alleged stabbing attempt
  2. Clashes erupt in Beit Ummar as Israeli forces raid the village
  3. 13 Palestinians shot, injured, in clashes in Ramallah, Hebron
  4. Israel returns body of slain Jordanian citizen to Jordanians
  5. Heightened security measures in Israel, West Bank for Trump's visit
  6. 9 Palestinians shot, injured, as clashes break out in the West Bank
  7. 5,000 Israelis to visit Joseph's Tomb, sparking clashes
  8. Israeli forces detain six Palestinians in the West Bank
  9. Palestinians observe general strike in solidarity with hunger-strikers
  10. Israeli forces open fire at Palestinian farmers, fishermen in Gaza

Israeli troops close roads west of Nablus after shots fired towards illegal settlement

April 4, 2017 10:14 A.M. (Updated: April 4, 2017 3:36 P.M.)
(File)
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces closed all roads surrounding the illegal Israeli settlement of Shave Shomron in the northern occupied West Bank on Monday evening, after shots were fired towards settlement property.

An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma’an that shots were fired towards Shave Shomron on Monday night, with bullet holes found in a wall surrounding the settlement, although no injuries were reported.

The spokesperson added that Israeli forces were still investigating the area to find those responsible.

Palestinian security sources told Ma’an that Israeli forces had closed the roads west of the city of Nablus, where the settlement is located, following the shooting.

Palestinian eyewitnesses also confirmed that Israeli troops had deployed heavily in the area.

Some 500,000 to 600,000 Israelis live in more than 196 settlements and scores of illegal outposts across the occupied Palestinian territory, in contravention of international law.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2017