A suspected Palestinian car-ramming attack in the occupied West Bank has wounded five Israeli soldiers and the alleged assailant has been arrested, the Israeli army said Sunday. The troops were stationed on a roadside near the Palestinian town of Hizma as part of "operational activity" on Saturday night when the driver of a car rammed his vehicle into them, the army said.
Three soldiers were moderately injured and two hurt lightly in the incident near the town, which is located close to a checkpoint dividing the West Bank from Jerusalem, it said in a statement. Soldiers later arrested the driver and his father at a checkpoint, it added.
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