Yitzhar settler detained in death of Palestinian teenager

July 11, 2010 16:02

Police detained a resident of the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar on Sunday on suspicion of shooting dead a Palestinian teenager in May.

The suspect, 37, was detained for questioning by detectives from the Judea and Samaria central unit. He is suspected of shooting 16-year-old Aysar Yesser al-Zaben near Route 60 in May during a confrontation. The suspect told police after the shooting that stones were thrown at his vehicle but denied shooting the teenager.

Related Content

Breaking news
October 16, 2019
Halkbank indictment does not contribute positively to U.S.-Turkey ties


Cookie Settings