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IDF soldiers in the West Bank [File]. (photo credit:REUTERS)
Two soldiers in full combat gear motioned to a white Palestinian car to slow down, as it approached a checkpoint, complete with concrete barricades, west of the Palestinian village of Nahalin.
Grey clouds and cool December air enveloped the rocky slopes of the West Bank, and rain pierced the air, as one soldier approached the car and began talking to the driver. The other hung back, assault rifle at the ready, watching, and alert.
After a few minutes, the soldiers, from the Home Front Command’s Ram Battalion, told the driver to drive on.
“If everything is okay, they continue on their journey. We set up a lot of checkpoints like this recently,” a senior IDF source told The Jerusalem Post on Monday. “This was not here a week ago.