Four Palestinians injured by Israel forces near West Bank checkpoint
The Palestinian health ministry said one person shot by Israeli forces in the abdomen and chest was seriously wounded and arrived at a hospital in Jenin early on Monday.
Local sources said Palestinian fighters began shooting at a checkpoint at the entrance to the Mevo Dotan settlement near the Palestinian town of Yabad, The New Arab's Arabic sister service Al-Araby Al-Jadeed reported.
A Yabad ambulance worker said in a press statement that Israeli forces detained three of the injured and confiscated their vehicle.
The forces also attacked a medic who was trying to help the wounded, the ambulance worker said.
The Israeli army said it had shot and then arrested Palestinians it accused of throwing explosives from a car "towards a military site near Yabad".
"We seized the car they were travelling in and our forces are conducting search operations to arrest more attackers," the military added.
Armed fighting also broke out between Israeli forces and Palestinians in the Balata refugee camp near Nablus.
It came after the Israelis raided the camp to make an arrest.
Palestinian combatants fought with Israeli forces at several locations in the camp and detonated homemade explosives in the way of military vehicles on the main market street.
Another camp, Al-Arroub – situated between Bethlehem and Hebron – was also stormed.
Local sources said the raid came hours after Palestinians opened fire at an Israeli military checkpoint at the entrance to the camp.
Israeli forces confiscated camera recordings before withdrawing from the camp.
In the town of Beit Rima in Ramallah province, Israeli forces surrounded a house on Monday and made two arrests.
Israel has occupied the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, since 1967.
There are more than 700,000 Israelis living in illegal settlements in these territories, which are viewed as a key barrier to achieving a two-state solution.