A young Palestinian was shot dead by the Israeli military in the West Bank after trying to toss a stone at the soldiers, Palestine’s Qudsnet news firm reported on Tuesday.
The 17-year-old from the Balata refugee camp in Nablus city was eliminated in a skirmish with the Israeli military, Qudsnet stated.
Israeli Defense Forces informed Sputnik that the Palestinian was shot when he tried to toss a stone at the soldiers from the roofing system throughout the discontent in Balata camp. The riot was activated after the Israeli soldiers got in the camp to detain a suspect in a terrorist attack. The Israeli soldiers performing the operation were bombarded triggering them to return the fire.
While performing the arrest, they discovered a guy on the roofing system with a huge stone in his hand, which he meant to toss at an Israeli soldier prior to he was struck while doing so.