how about to get to the other side of the post? oh, never mind, i forgot all of the israeli checkpoints in the west bank are conveniently out of the way and do not encumber the movement of people. excellent point, there surely must be NO reason to approach an israeli checkpoint, unless you want to be shot.
Monitor: Airstrikes hit Islamic State stronghold in Syria, killing at least 13 (Reuters)
from the article: IDF says Palestinian's death at checkpoint caused by 'misunderstandings'