IDF shoots, kills Palestinian throwing firebombs

January 19, 2006 21:50


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A Palestinian who was about to throw a firebomb at Israeli cars traveling on the Trans-Judea highway was shot and killed by IDF forces. Soldiers operating near Telem west of Hebron spotted Two Palestinians approaching the road carrying firebombs. They opened fire at one Palestinian, hitting him. An IDF medic treated the wounded Palestinian, but was forced to declare the his death. The second Palestinian was arrested. The two had three firebombs in their possession. Meanwhile, shots were fired a number of times at an IDF post located next to the Awarta checkpoint south of nablus Thursday evening; no one was wounded no damage was reported. Also on Thursday, a firebomb was thrown at an Israeli vehicle traveling near Nein Yabroud north of Ramallah; no one was wounded, and no damage was reported.

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