Palestinian killed by Israeli army in W. Bank

The victim identified as Ahmed al-Naggar, he was 18 years old.

Palestinian killed by Israeli army in W. Bank

World Bulletin / News Desk

The Israeli army killed a Palestinian man on Saturday after he threw a Molotov cocktail on an Israeli vehicle northern the West Bank, Israel's army radio has said.

It added that army troops were also searching for another suspect in the attack on the Israeli vehicle.

The Israeli army has not, however, officially commented on the report of the radio.

Raed al-Naggar, the head of the council of Burin, a village in the northern West Bank province of Nablus, identified the victim as Ahmed al-Naggar.

He said he was 18 years old.

The Israeli army had handed the body of the man to the Palestinian Red Crescent, Red Crescent officials told The Anadolu Agency.

They added that the man was shot both in the neck and the jaw.

There has been heightened tension in the occupied territories for several months now.

Several Palestinians and Israelis were killed and injured against the background of these clashes.

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