Security forces kill fleeing suspect near Jericho

July 5, 2006 10:52

A Police SWAT team and IDF Nahal Haredi troops operating in a refugee camp near Jericho killed a fugitive on Wednesday. The forces surrounded a house where the wanted man was hiding and asked him to come out. The suspect tried to evade capture and opened fire at the troops. The forces shot and killed him. According to the IDF, the suspect had been planning terror attacks against Israel. An explosive device was found in a bag in the man's house.

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