IDF soldiers, PA security forces exchange fire in Shechem
PA officials say IDF forces surrounded building of Palestinian Preventive Security headquarters and exchanged fire with officers there.
Palestinian Arab officials reported on Monday night that IDF forces had surrounded the building of the Palestinian Preventive Security headquarters in Shechem (Nablus).
According to the officials, an exchange of fire broke out, likely between the IDF soldiers and the Palestinian Arab security officers stationed at the building. The circumstances of the incident are unclear at this time.
The Shechem governor of the Palestinian Authority, Ibrahim Ramadan, claimed that the forces had fired at Preventive Security headquarters. He said that one member of the PA security forces was wounded.
Ramadan also said that the shooting took place on the first, second and third floors of the headquarters. He claimed that Israel did not update the Palestinian District Coordination Office before entering Shechem.
The IDF has not commented on the incident for the time being.