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Palestinian hurls cinderblock at Israeli car in West Bank, is shot by troops — IDF

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A Palestinian man hurled a cinderblock at a car carrying Israeli civilians in the West Bank before being shot by IDF troops Friday morning, according to the military.

The Israel Defense Forces said the suspect was spotted by military lookouts near the Beit El settlement as he threw the cinderblock and also tried to open the door of the vehicle.

A photo showed the smashed windshield of the car.

Israeli soldiers fired at the suspect under the military’s arrest protocol, an IDF statement said, adding that he was taken to a hospital for medical treatment after the incident. The statement did not specify the suspect’s condition but Hebrew media reports said he was seriously wounded.

The military also said a knife and bottle of acid were found on the........

© The Times of Israel

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