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Israel shoots Palestinian in alleged car attack

Israeli security forces block the road and take security measures after an armed assault at Barkan industrial zone near Ariel Israeli settlement located in Salfit, West Bank on October 7, 2018 [Issam Rimawi / Anadolu Agency]
Israeli security forces in the, West Bank on 7 October 2018 [Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency]

Israeli forces shot and injured a Palestinian man in an alleged car-ramming attempt in the occupied West Bank today as reported on Anadolu Agency. 

In a statement, the army said the Palestinian man had attempted to run over a group of settlers and soldiers at a bus stop near the city of Nablus.

"Israeli security personnel present at the scene opened fire and neutralise him," the statement said

Israeli media said the Palestinian was moderately injured and evacuated to hospital for treatment.

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