A soldier of the Israel Defense Forces and a police officer have sustained minor injuries in a car-ramming incident in the Palestinian controlled city of Nablus in the northern West Bank, the IDF press service said on Wednesday.

According to the statement, “An assailant just attempted to run his car over an IDF soldier & a police officer at a junction south of Nabulus, lightly injuring them. The assailant then drew a knife at the forces.”

​The IDF opened fire at the attacker and apprehended him, the service added, noting that the terrorist had been “neutralized.”