During a joint mission of the IDF (Zahal) and the Border Police last night, in which the security forces aimed to arrest a Palestinian terrorist in Jenin, a violent riot erupted.

During the riot, Palestinians hurled rocks and several shots were fired at the soldiers. The forces responded by firing towards an armed assailant, recording a direct hit.

The perpetrator was evacuated by medical services at the site. The target of the activity was arrested as planned.

“Operational access is of utmost importance to combat and curb terrorist activities in the region. The IDF (Zahal) will continue to operate in order to preserve the ongoing stability in the region,” said Head of the IDF (Zahal) Foreign Press Branch Lt. Col. Peter Lerner.

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