IDF soldiers kill 1 Molotov cocktail-hurler, wound another, near Beit El

April 18, 2009 01:22

A Palestinian was killed and another was lightly wounded on Friday night after IDF soldiers shot at the men, who were hurling Molotov cocktails at houses in Beit El. The soldiers were on guard duty in the area of the West Bank settlement of Beit El when they spotted two Palestinians, and tried to arrest the suspects. However, when the suspects did not cooperate, the soldiers opened fire at them, killing one man and lightly wounding the other. Palestinian reports identified the person killed as a 16-year-old youth from the Jilazun refugee camp in the West Bank.

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