Israeli Army Arrests Palestinian Suspected of Attempted Car-ramming Attack in West Bank

Army statement says suspect sped toward several soldiers near the Ein Mabua spring and crashed into a number of Israeli vehicles, causing no casualties

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Israeli Border Police officers at the Qalandiya checkpoint near Ramallah in the West Bank, in December. Image is unrelated to the article.
Israeli Border Police officers at the Qalandiya checkpoint near Ramallah in the West Bank, in December. Image is unrelated to the article.Credit: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN / REUTERS
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Hagar Shezaf

Israeli soldiers arrested a Palestinian suspected of a car-ramming attack in the West Bank on Sunday, the army said in an official statement.

An initial investigation into the incident showed that the suspect sped toward several soldiers near the Ein Mabua spring and crashed into a number of Israeli vehicles, the statement said, adding that there were no casualties.

The suspect was arrested and taken for questioning, the statement said.

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