Troops shot and killed an unarmed Palestinian who approached the security fence separating Israel from the Gaza Strip, the IDF said Thursday.
After dark on Wednesday, the Palestinian approached a no-man's zone along the fence where militants frequently try to carry out attacks. Soldiers opened fire and killed him, then discovered when they examined the body at daybreak that he was unarmed, the IDF said.
Palestinian officials identified the dead man as 21-year-old Salem Abu Saada.
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