Israeli military sources reported on Tuesday that one settler was moderately injured in a drive by shooting attack that took place near Kidumum Israeli settlement , near the northern west Bank city of Nablus.The injured settler is from Emmanuel settlement; he was shot while he was standing at a transport station, Israeli online daily Haaretz reported.

The Israeli army believes that the settler was shot from a passing Palestinian vehicle. The assailants fled the scene and the army initiated military searches in the area, and closed several junctions and roads.

Israeli medical sources reported that the injured settler was hot in his thigh and received medical treatment at the scene before he was transported to Beilinson Hospital, in Petah Tikva.