Israel blocks entry to Ramallah for non-residents after shooting: Army

Israel on Monday blocked entry for non-residents to the West Bank city of Ramallah, where the Palestinian Authority is based, after a shooting attack the previous day that wounded three soldiers, the army said.

AFP| Updated: Feb 01, 2016, 14:17 PM IST
Israel blocks entry to Ramallah for non-residents after shooting: Army
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Jerusalem: Israel on Monday blocked entry for non-residents to the West Bank city of Ramallah, where the Palestinian Authority is based, after a shooting attack the previous day that wounded three soldiers, the army said.

"In accordance with situation assessments following yesterday`s shooting attack in Beit El, security measures have been taken in the area and only residents of Ramallah are allowed to enter the city," a military spokeswoman said. 

The measure applied to foreigners as well, she said.