Israeli occupation troops kill Palestinian in West Bank — Palestinian Health Ministry

RAMALLAH, A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli occupation forces near Silfit town in the West Bank, Palestinian Health Ministry said on Monday.

Israel media, citing unnamed military sources, said the army troops shot the Palestinian man before he could stab Israeli military personnel.

Meanwhile, the Palestinian Red Crescent said in a statement that the man was shot several times in the chest.

The incident occurred following a recent attack by a Palestinian who shot dead two settlers and wounded a third near Silfit.

Source: Kuwait News Agency