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Several suspects attacked two IDF soldiers sitting near their vehicle at a gas station this evening, Wednesday.

A verbal and physical confrontation developed between the suspects and the soldiers, during which there was an attempt to snatch the weapon of one of the soldiers.

In response, the soldier fired into the air and prevented the attempted theft.

The suspects fled the scene and were soon apprehended by police.

An investigation has been opened to clarify the circumstances of the incident.