IDF Troops Kill Palestinian After Attempted Roadblock Stabbing

The man tried to stab one of the soldiers in a roadblock near Tul Karm in the West Bank.

Israeli Defense Forces troops shot dead a Palestinian at a roadblock near Tul Karm in the West Bank, Army Radio reported Monday.

According to an Army Radio report, the man approached soldiers standing at the roadblock holding a knife in his hand. The soldiers activated the standard procedure for arresting a suspect, but opened fire at the man as he refused to adhere to their calls to stop moving towards them.

A Magen David Adom paramedic who arrived on the scene declared the man dead.