NABLUS, Palestine 

Israeli forces shot and injured a Palestinian driver in an alleged car-ramming attack in the West Bank city of Nablus on Wednesday, according to the military and local residents.
The Israeli army said a soldier and officer were lightly injured when the driver attempted to run his car over them at a junction south of Nablus.

It said Israeli soldiers shot and arrested the suspect when he drew a knife at the forces.

Eyewitnesses said Israeli soldiers opened fire on the driver at Zaatara checkpoint south of Nablus.

According to the witnesses, the Palestinian driver was seen lying on the ground, without giving further details.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society confirmed that a driver was injured, but said its medics were prevented from providing medical treatment to the man, who was left to bleed.

*Bassel Barakat contributed to this report from Ankara

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