IDF troops thwart attempted firebombing; two Palestinians reportedly wounded

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Israeli forces conducting operations near Kafr Malik in Judea and Samaria opened fire on a group of Palestinians who had been preparing to hurl firebombs, the Israel Defense Forces said on Wednesday.

“The soldiers identified a number of terrorists who attempted to throw Molotov cocktails and fired at them. A hit was identified,” the IDF said in a statement.

The Palestine News Agency(WAFA) reported on Wednesday that “two youths” were moderately wounded in the incident, and had been arrested and taken to an Israeli hospital for treatment.

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