Shots Fired at IDF Post Near Ofra, Palestinian Terrorist Shot Dead


The hunting rifle used in the attack, near the body of the terrorist. (IDF Spokesman)

A Palestinian terrorist opened fire from a passing vehicle at a military post near the community of Ofra, north of Beit El, on Wednesday afternoon, the IDF said. There were no Israeli injuries reported.

The terrorist was shot dead following a brief chase.

The IDF said that troops returned fire before beginning a pursuit of the terrorist, who fled the scene. He was shot by troops in the nearby Palestinian town of Dayr Dibwan.

The man was named by Palestinian media as Mojahed al-Najjar, 32, a former Palestinian prisoner in Israel.

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