A 17-year-old Palestinian was shot and killed by IDF soldiers after attempting to throw an explosive device at them in the al-Fara'a refugee camp in the northern West Bank on Tuesday morning.
According to the IDF Spokesperson's Unit, the Palestinian, identified as Mahmoud Majed Muhammad Al-Ayidi, tried to come close to the soldiers while carrying an explosive and the soldiers shot him.
On Monday night, a Palestinian fired towards Homesh in a drive-by shooting. After conducting searches, IDF soldiers found a number of bullet shells.
Operation Break the Wave
23 Palestinians were arrested throughout the West Bank early Tuesday morning as part of Operation Break the Wave. The suspects were arrested in Deir al-'Asal, Ein Yabrud, Kalkilya, Yatta, Nablus, Kusra, al-Bira, Kafr 'Aqab and Auja, among other locations.
During the arrests, IDF soldiers seized an M16, a handgun, a magazine, a number of vehicles used to smuggle illegal aliens and a Carlo submachine gun.