Meet the most influential figures in the Jewish world
IDF soldier present at Nakba Day clash suspended for illegally firing rubber bullets
By
May 28, 2014 22:39
Army source says incident wholly unrelated to the deaths of two Palestinian rioters during the clashes.
IDF

Footage of the killing of two Palestinian teens by IDF troops near Ramallah last week.. (photo credit:YOUTUBE SCREENSHOT)

An IDF soldier who was present at last week's Nakba Day clash with Palestinians in Beitunia was suspended for illegally firing rubber bullets at a wall.

The soldier, from a non-combat unit, used the firearm in an unlicensed manner, army sources said.



Be the first to know - Join our Facebook page.



The incident is wholly unrelated to the deaths of two Palestinian rioters during the clashes.

The army is investigating the deaths, and has maintained that soldiers fired rubber bullets only during a clash with 150 Palestinians, who hurled firebombs and rocks at security personnel.

Relevant to your professional network? Please share on Linkedin

Tags:
  • Nakba
  • Palestinians
  • idf israel
  • Prev Article
    Rabbinical association says permissible in Jewish law for women to serve in IDF
    Illustrative photo: Soldier praying.
    idf
    The watchmen of the Holy City
    Next Article
    Share this article via
    from around the web
    Related Content
    idf hebron
    August 22, 2014
    Palestinians throw Molotov cocktail at IDF checkpoint in Hebron

    By KHALED ABU TOAMEH, TOVAH LAZAROFF

    Top Stories
    Israel Weather
    • 4 - 16
      Beer Sheva
      7 - 17
      Tel Aviv - Yafo
    • 5 - 13
      Jerusalem
      7 - 15
      Haifa
    • 8 - 22
      Elat
      8 - 19
      Tiberias