Israeli army shoots dead alleged Palestinian attacker in the West Bank

Palestinian moves a burning tyre during clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank village of Si'eer north of the West Bank city of Hebron. (Reuters)

A Palestinian man who stabbed and seriously wounded an Israeli in the southern occupied West Bank has been shot dead, the army said on Monday.

“The assailant stabbed the Israeli in the neck, wounding him severely. The attacker was shot on site, resulting in his death. The wounded victim is now being evacuated for emergency medical care,” a statement from the military read.

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