Palestinian man shot dead by Israeli soldiers

Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank.

Palestinian man shot dead by Israeli soldiers

World Bulletin / News Desk

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian during a clash in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Palestinian witnesses and medical officials said.

An Israeli military spokeswoman said the soldiers had been on an overnight raid in a village near the city of Jenin, when about 50 Palestinians started hurling hurled rocks at them.

Ahmed Imad Yusef, 21, was shot in the chest during the confrontation, medical workers said. Locals said Yusef worked in a vegetable market.

The military spokeswoman said reports of a Palestinian casualty were being investigated.

Violence has been on the rise in recent weeks in the West Bank.

Last Mod: 31 Ekim 2013, 09:36
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