IDF troops kill Palestinian in West Bank

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December 1, 2006 07:54

IDF troops shot and killed a Palestinian in the West Bank city of Hebron early Friday morning, the army and Palestinians said. The army said the man was a Palestinian operative who attacked an IDF patrol outside the Tomb of the Patriarchs, throwing a Molotov cocktail and wounding one soldier. Troops opened fire, killing the man, and found a knife on his body, the army said. Palestinian hospital officials in Hebron said a 22-year-old man was killed by troops, but could not confirm that he was an operative.


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