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Israeli forces shoot and kill Palestinian men on the west bank of the occupied Jordan River

A Palestinian man emerged from the car and tried to stab a soldier, who shot and killed him, an Israeli military spokesman said.

The occupied West Bank has boiled since the US-backed peace talks between Israel and Palestine stalled in 2014. (AP)

According to Israeli forces, a Palestinian man who tried to stab Israeli soldiers was shot dead on the west bank of the occupied Jordan River.

A military spokesperson said on Monday that a man coming out of the car tried to stab a soldier and the soldier shot him dead.

The vehicle escaped from the scene.

Another Israeli military official identified the dead man as a Palestinian in a suburban village.

The video, disseminated on social media, was apparently shot by the driver, with a knife approaching three soldiers with a trained rifle at the Goushetsyoung Junction on the west bank of the occupied Jordan River. Showed a man lying on the road in his hand.

Violence has boiled down on the Israeli-occupied West Bank since the US-backed peace talks between Israel and Palestine stalled in 2014.

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Protester died injured

In another case, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said an elderly Palestinian died in an injury he received about two weeks before a car was attacked by Israeli police.

Sreyman al-Hassalin, 75, a veteran protester against the Israeli-occupied West Bank, is in front of a tow truck sent to his village, Ummerkir, on January 5 to confiscate an unlicensed car. I was standing.

He said he was deliberately hit by a truck that “turned him over with front and rear wheels” before Sreyman drove him away.

An Israeli police spokesperson did not immediately comment.

In a statement quoted by the Israeli Harlets on January 14, police were unable to stop and help a man who had fallen in a car as Palestinians threw stones at a truck and its accompanying police. Said that.

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Steyer said on Facebook that he “died to protect his village.”

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Source: Reuters

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