IDF: Live fire likely used on Palestinian stone throwers

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June 12, 2012 21:09




The IDF on Tuesday night admitted it was likely that live fire had been used in response to a stone throwing incident in the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh last Friday.

It said it had opened an investigation into the incident. But it added that based on an initial investigation it appeared that live fire had been used.

Security sources said that a junior officer had been suspended from his post for failing to report the incident.

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