(Muslim Press) - Palestinian gunmen opened fire at the illegal Israeli settlement of Psagot in Jabal al - Tawil near al - Bireh in the Ramallah district of the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, witnesses reported.Witnesses told Ma’an that “more than one gunman showered an Israeli military watchtower in the settlement with gunshots for more than 15 minutes. ” In retaliation, Israeli troops opened fire at the adjacent Palestinian neighborhoods of al - Jinan and Jabal al - Tawil. No casualties have been reported.Recommended:Israel arrested ‘90,000 Palestinians since second intifada’ Tensions have been escalading between Palestinian villages and neighboring illegal Israeli settlements and military forces. Several Palestinians have been reportedly killed in the area by Israeli forces, after attacking military forces and settlers during clashes.