Fire was opened last night towards an IDF force on operational activity near the settlement of Avnei Hefetz, south of Tul Karem.

The shots were fired from a vehicle with two terrorists, the force returned fire towards the vehicle, injuring the two terrorists, one seriously and the other lightly. The terrorist seriously injured is a central activist in Tul Karem, engaged in terrorist activity, and he has been transferred to a hospital in Israeli territory for medical treatment. In subsequent searches, weapons were found in the vehicle.The IDF will continue it’s activity against terrorists, in order to protect Israeli civilians and soldiers.