Photo Credit: Esty Dziubov/TPS
Shechem (Nablus) from Mitzpe Yosef on Mt Gerzim. June 13, 2019

An Arab terrorist fired dozens of bullets at an IDF post near the city of Shechem (Nablus) on Saturday night. No Israeli soldiers were harmed.

The IDF stated that the attack was carried out from a car traveling on a road near Shechem. The car then fled, probably to Shechem.

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Dozens of bullet shells were found in the area. The IDF has launched a search for the vehicle.

This attack is the latest of a series of terror attacks in the Judea and Samaria area and in Jerusalem, the 11th terror attack in some six weeks.

On Wednesday night, an Arab terrorist who carried out a drive-by shooting attack against IDF soldiers operating near the Israeli community of Psagot in the Benyamin area was shot and killed.

In related news, dozens of Arabs rioted on Saturday night in Jaba, near Chomesh in Samaria, following the arrest of several terrorists by IDF forces. The terrorists threw Molotov cocktails and rocks at IDF forces who used crowd control means to disperse them. There were no casualties among the forces.

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Aryeh Savir is director of the International division of Tazpit News Agency.