West Bank: Palestinian shot after running toward IDF soldiers

IDF soldiers shot a Palestinian man on Monday after he ran towards them at a checkpoint near a West Bank settlement. It is still not clear whether the man was carrying any weapon.
The Te'enim Crossing near Avnei Hefetz Photo credit: Rina Gerashi-Levi, TPS

A Palestinian man was shot by IDF forces on Monday afternoon near the West Bank settlement of Avnei Hefetz after running towards them. The army is investigating the incident.

The man was injured in his hip and is in critical condition. According to the Israeli soldiers who were guarding the checkpoint, the man did not stop when ordered to.

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