IDF shoots dead Palestinian targeting Israeli vehicles in West Bank

Army says deceased was among group of three throwing firebombs, stones at cars near Hebron; says has ordered investigation of incident.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
July 14, 2014 11:14
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IDF soldiers man a checkpoint in Hebron on June 17. (photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)

 
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Early on Monday morning IDF forces shot and killed a Palestinian near Hebron who was part of a group throwing firebombs and stones at passing Israeli drivers. 

The incident occurred west of the village of Samu near Hebron.

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The IDF said that the deceased was among three masked man who were throwing the objects at the drivers. After firing warning shots, the IDF fired on the suspects.

Following the event, the IDF has ordered the opening of a military police investigation.

Palestinian news agency Ma'an identified the deceased man as 22-year-old Munir Ahmed Badarin.

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