Palestinian Fires at Israeli Soldiers in Jordan-Israel Border Area

Published November 26th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

The Israeli army announced Sunday that it had botched an attack by a Palestinian who infiltrated through the Jordanian-Israeli border, reported Al Jazira satellite channel. 

Citing a statement by the army, the station added the man was arrested after he opened fire on Israeli soldiers near Argman Jewish settlement in the Jordan Valley. 

Initial investigations revealed that the infiltrator belonged to Hamas, according to the report, which did not mention any injuries in the attack –  

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