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Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in West Bank

Soldiers shoot man for attempting armed attack on Israeli troops

Esat Fırat   | 13.05.2021
Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian in West Bank

JERUSALEM 

Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian for attempting to carry out an armed attack on Israeli troops in the north of the occupied West Bank on Thursday.

In a written statement, the Israeli army said “an assailant armed with a handgun and a knife" had "exited his vehicle and fired towards IDF troops" in the city of Nablus.

It said two soldiers were injured and "the terrorist who organized the attack was neutralized.”

No statement has yet been made from the Palestinian authorities regarding the incident.


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