Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian in occupied West Bank

Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian citizen accused of attempting to stab soldiers in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the Palestinian health ministry and Israel’s army have said. The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) health ministry confirmed that “a citizen” had been shot dead by the “occupation forces” near Nablus. Israel’s military claimed soldiers “spotted an assailant who attempted to stab two (Israeli) soldiers”. Their commander “neutralised” the Palestinian, meaning the alleged assailant was shot, adding that no Israeli soldiers were killed. An army spokesperson told AFP that the Pales…

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