Thursday, October 21st | 15 Heshvan 5782

Subscribe
December 16, 2014 10:31 am
1

Palestinian Man Throws Bomb at IDF Soldiers, Shot Dead

avatar by JNS.org

The Qalandia refugee camp. Photo: Heinrich Böll Stiftung via Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – A Palestinian man threw an explosive device at Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers while they were conducting an arrest operation on Tuesday morning in the Qalandia refugee camp north of Jerusalem. The man, identified as 20-year-old Mahmoud Adwan, was subsequently shot dead by the soldiers.

“Special forces came under attack in [an] overnight operation in Qalandia,” IDF spokesman Lt.-Col. Peter Lerner posted on Twitter. “In the exchange one terrorist was killed and another wounded and detained.”

After the incident, dozens of Palestinians in Qalandia hurled stones at Israeli security forces, Haaretz reported.

Share this Story: Share On Facebook Share On Twitter

Let your voice be heard!

Join the Algemeiner

Algemeiner.com

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.