IDF clashes with rock throwers at Tapuah junction, 1 Palestinian killed

Assailants stoned vehicle in West Bank.

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December 29, 2014 13:55
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A masked Palestinian teenager throws a stone at Israeli soldiers. (photo credit: REUTERS)

 
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An IDF unit spotted Palestinians throwing large rocks at Israeli vehicles at Tapuah Junction in the northern West Bank on Monday.

Soldiers attempted to stop the rock throwers, and during the ensuing clash, Emam Jamil, 16, from Beita, south of Nablus, was shot dead.

The Military Police has launched an investigation into the incident.

In a separate incident over the weekend, security forces arrested two men who they believe are responsible for Thursday's firebomb attack that left 11-year-old Ayala Shapira severely burned and her father more lightly injured.

The two are subject to investigation by the Israel Security Agency, the Shin Bet.

One of the men is suspected to be responsible for throwing the firebomb, the other of assisting him.


The firebomb was thrown at a private vehicle in the West Bank on Thursday near Ma'ale Shomron in the West Bank, wounding Shapira and her father.

The girl suffered third-degree burns over 30-40 percent of her body when the car was set ablaze and remains in serious condition, as doctors continue fighting to save her life.

Though her situation slightly improved over the weekend, she is still in serious condition, according to the Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, the hospital where she is anesthetized.

The incident occurred east of Kalkilya in the West Bank, where the IDF launched a wide-scale search for the attackers and where an overnight raid led to the arrests of the 12 Palestinians.

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