Soldiers raid Nablus town after firebombs thrown at settler car
Published Monday 17/03/2014 (updated) 18/03/2014 11:07
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli military forces raided several Palestinian homes in the Nablus town of Huwwara on Monday after a settler vehicle was attacked with firebombs, locals said.
Witnesses told Ma'an that Palestinian youths hurled four Molotov cocktails at a settler vehicle traveling on the main road in Huwwara.
The vehicle was directly hit and Israeli military vehicles arrived in the area shortly after the attack. No injuries were reported.
Senior Fatah official Awad Najim Amin told Ma'an that dozens of Israeli soldiers broke into Palestinian homes near the main road following the incident.
An Israeli army spokeswoman told Ma'an that two Molotov cocktails were thrown at Israeli vehicles, and that soldiers were searching the area for suspects.