IDF shoots and kills Palestinian rioter in W. Bank city of Tulkarm during violent clash

October 5, 2015 02:02

A Palestinian rioter was shot and killed during a violent clash with the IDF in Tulkarm on Sunday night.

According to an army spokeswoman, between 100 to 200 Palestinians who are affiliated with Hamas threw rocks and firebombs at soldiers in the Tulkarm Crossing point area.

The rioters also fired fireworks at soldiers, and set tires on fire.

The IDF directed live fire at three men who had hurled Molotov cocktails, striking one of the rioters, the spokeswoman said. The man died of his injuries and the army said it is investigating the incident.

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