Tel Aviv, A drive-by shooting attack in the West Bank injured three Israelis, including two in critical condition, authorities here said.
An Israeli military spokesperson said in a statement that “a suspicious vehicle” arrived at the Tapuah Junction on Sunday afternoon and opened fire at the Israelis who were waiting at a bus stop, reports Xinhua news agency.
The troops responded with fire towards the vehicle, which escaped the scene.
Israel’s Magen David Adom emergency health service said in a statement that two people were critically injured and another was lightly wounded.
The three were evacuated to a hospital in Israel.
Israeli security forces launched a manhunt to catch the perpetrators.
“Troops in the area have blocked off a number of routes and are currently pursuing the suspicious vehicle,” said the spokesperson.
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