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  אייר 29, 5774 , 29/05/14

Soldier Suspended Over 'Pallywood' Nakba Shooting

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have reportedly suspended a non-combat soldier who allegedly fired his weapon during the "Nakba Day" clashes two weeks ago on May 15, in which two Palestinian Authority rioters died. The two were taking part in a riot of roughly 150 local Arabs besieging Ofer Prison, to the north of Jerusalem, throwing rocks and burning tires at police and soldiers in an apparent demand to free jailed terrorists.

Referring to one of the victims, Agence France Presse, citing a story in the Ha'aretz daily, quoted the IDF as saying it "found no evidence proving that this soldier's bullet caused Musaab Nuwarah's death,"

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