Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli armed forces had South opened in the city of Nablus fire on the man, said the Palestinian Ministry of health.

Previously, had already been communicated to the Israeli army, you have neutralized the area with a knife armed attacker to “”. It was not clarified whether the in the message as a “Terrorist,” described the man was injured or killed. The attacker was attacked with a knife on a soldier at a check post, said the army. Another soldier had opened the fire.

In the West Bank escalated the violence in December, after three Israelis were killed in two attacks. It raids the Israeli security forces and violent was followed by clashes. Israeli soldiers shot dead in protests a Palestinian protesters. Finally, the situation calmed down again.

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