Palestinian fire was opened this morning toward Israeli vehicles traveling on the tunnel road from the area of the village of Talikumi close to Bethlehem.An IDF force returned firetoward the shooting that was identified as coming from Fatah Tanzim gunmen. In order to put an end to the shooting, an IDF force entered the area under control of the Palestinian Authority, from where the fire was opened toward Israeli civilians and soldiers.

The IDF Spokesperson emphasizes that the IDF will act with all measures needed in order to stop the international shooting against Israeli civilians and IDF soldiers, so as to allow free travel of Israeli vehicles on the roads.