Two Palestinians throw explosive at IDF soldiers, one terrorist killed

The IDF immediately returned fire, killing one of the terrorists, and injuring the second one.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
February 4, 2019 20:32
Two Palestinians throw explosive at IDF soldiers, one terrorist killed

PALESTINIANS WAIT at an IDF checkpoint in the West Bank late last year.. (photo credit: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS)

 
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IDF forces shot and killed at least one terrorist who hurled an explosive device at soldiers at a West Bank crossing on Monday night.

According to the IDF,  two terrorists arrived at the Gilboa checkpoint, north of Jenin, and threw an explosive device at the forces. No soldiers were hurt in the incident.

Initial reports said the terrorists arrived on a motorcycle.

The IDF immediately returned fire, killing one of the terrorists, and injuring the second one.


The killed terrorist was identified as Abdallah Abu Taleb from Jalamah, a small Palestinian village, north of Jenin.


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