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  Tamuz 22, 5777 , 16/07/17

Terrorist eliminated after shooting at IDF soldiers

Israeli soldiers and police on an arrest mission in the village of Nabi Salah shot dead a Palestinian terrorist who attempted to open fire at them early Sunday, the army said.

"The forces encountered the suspect, who attempted to open fire at them," a statement from the IDF read. "In response to the immediate threat
forces fired towards the attacker resulting in his death."

The Palestinian, identified by Israeli police as 34-year-old Amar Halil from Nabi Salah, was believed to have shot at Israelis in the Binyamin region in two
separate incidents on Shabbat, according to the IDF report.

Another Palestinian suspect was lightly wounded and arrested, the statement from the IDF read.

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