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Israeli army says a soldier was killed during a raid of a northern West Bank town


JENIN, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 (WAFA) – The Israeli army disclosed today that a soldier was killed during an operation in the northern West Bank town of Yabad as local sources told WAFA that the soldiers returned to the town this morning, raided the homes where the soldier was killed and questioned and detained dozens of Palestinians, some members of the same family.

The army said a 21-year-old Staff Sergeant who served in the Golani Brigade Reconnaissance Unit was killed this morning when he was hit in the head by a rock during an army operation in Yabad.

It said in a later statement that the army returned to the town and arrested people from the house where the rock was thrown that killed the officer.

Residents clashed with the soldiers who fired teargas canisters and rubber bullets causing several suffocation cases, said the sources.


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