At approximately 0900 local time (0700 UTC) on 16 November 2023, gunmen opened fire on Israeli security personnel at the West Bank’s Route 60 checkpoint, located approximately 8 km (5 mi) south of Jerusalem. Six Israeli security personnel were wounded in the attack, including one who remains in critical condition. Security personnel killed the three gunmen who arrived at the checkpoint aboard a vehicle. Israeli officials later identified two of those killed as Hamas members.