Israeli Military Court Acquits Palestinian of Murder in Attempted Attack That Resulted in Death of IDF Soldier

Mamdouh Amro ran toward reserve officer Eliav Gelman with a knife, prompting Israeli soldiers to open fire, mistakenly killing Gelman ■ Amro said he was seeking to die himself, and had no intention of murder

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The Ofer military court on Wednesday acquitted a Palestinian of murder, opting to instead issue a manslaughter conviction over a 2016 incident that led to the death of an Israeli reserve soldier.