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Two Israeli troops wounded in clashes near Nablus

Two Israeli troops were reported lightly wounded following an incident near Joseph’s Tomb close to the West Bank city of Nablus on Monday.

The soldiers were part of a Border Police convoy accompanying around 500 Jewish worshippers traveling to the religious site, according to The Times of Israel.

The travelers’ buses were attacked by Palestinians with live fire, stones, and explosive devices, according to reports from Israel’s police.

The troops responded with live fire, a police statement detailed.

A Border Police armored vehicle was damaged significantly in the exchange.

Two casualties were reported from the Israelis, with light injuries suffered by Border Police.

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