Scene of the incident
Scene of the incident Nadav Goldstein/TPS

IDF soldiers have fired on an Arab terrorist who approached an IDF post in Samaria on Wednesday morning.

The terrorist had pulled out a gun and aimed it at soldiers patrolling in the area. In response, the soldiers shot at the terrorist, killing him.

No injuries to IDF forces were reported. The incident is being investigated.

"Troops who were at a military post adjacent to the southern exit of the city of Nablus [Shechem] spotted an assailant driving out of the city armed with a pistol who fired at them, and responded with fire ... The assailant has been neutralized," the IDF said in a statement.