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August 20, 2013 7:00 am

Terrorist Killed After IDF Fired Upon in ‘Very Violent’ Jenin ‘Riot’ (VIDEO)

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Israel Defense Force Captain Shai briefing his commanders after enduring heavy fire from terrorists in Jenin overnight on Tuesday, August 20, 2013. Photo:Screenshot / IDF.

Israel Defense Force Captain Shai delivers a briefing after encountering heavy fire from terrorists in Jenin overnight on Tuesday, August 20, 2013. Photo:Screenshot / IDF.

Israel Defense Force soldiers endured heavy fire from terrorists in the Palestinian Authority controlled city of Jenin overnight on Tuesday, the IDF said, releasing footage of the attack with testimony from the company commander.

IDF Captain Shai said one of the terrorists was killed and two others who were injured were evacuated by the Red Crescent.

A very violent riot erupted there; we were faced with armed Palestinians who shot at us from behind covers and roof tops. We responded with fire,” Captain Shai said in a briefing recorded at dawn.

In the night vision footage of the attack, apparently recorded from a helmet-mounted camera, four IDF soldiers can be seen entering a building in Jenin, firing warning shots and then encountering heavy gunfire.

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“Third platoon approach, red line, I’m shooting,” one soldier says, firing the first of four warning shots.

“What was that?” asks a soldier, after a noise is heard in the distance. “They’re shooting,” says another, “tell them [command] they are using live fire!”

Another soldier calls in the incident: “They opened live fire in my direction, live fire between the walls.”

As the gun shots intensify, a soldier warns his company, “People step back! Stick to the walls, they are firing at us, go!” The footage released to the media ends there.

Watch the IDF video of the incident below.

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  • well done I.D.F. May Hashem bless you all.

  • Prof. Dr. Ekkehard W. Stegemann

    Wonderful soldiers. I thank you for guarding my family.

  • It’s live, it’s real and it’s fatal. Could be the Egyptian military might make good use of helmet cameras right about now … or maybe not.

  • sara

    What were the heavily armed “IDF” occupiers doing in Jenin?
    Probably making friendly visit with roses in their hands!!,

  • Andrea

    So grateful none of our IDF boys were hurt.

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