An unidentified gunman shot and moderately wounded a female IDF soldier at the Cave of the Patriarchs near the West Bank city of Hebron on Sunday.
There were unconfirmed suspicions that the fire was carried out by a sniper from a nearby rooftop. Twitter carried this early vision:
HEBRON – WATCH: Israeli woman wounded by Palestinian sniper near Tomb of Patriarchs, being rushed to the hospital. pic.twitter.com/nYEpjeD8UI
— Israel News Feed (@IsraelHatzolah) January 3, 2016
Magen David Adom medical teams provided initial treatment to the 19-year-old victim before evacuating her to Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem.
IDF forces were searching the area for suspects. The flashpoint West Bank site is a hotspot for violence and clashes.
Read more at the Jerusalem Post