Palestinian Who Tried to Stab Israeli Soldier Near West Bank Settlement Shot Dead

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Israeli security forces clash with Palestinian protesters in the city of Tulkarm, in the West Bank. November 12, 2015.
Israeli security forces clash with Palestinian protesters in the city of Tulkarm, in the West Bank. November 12, 2015.Credit: Reuters
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Would-be assailant identified as Hassan Abed Altif, 19

The Palestinian who was shot dead while trying to stab an Israeli soldier was identified as Hassan Abed Altif, 19, a resident of the West Bank village of Jamal.

According to Palestinian sources, he was trying to cross the separation fence into Israel to look for work.

Palestinian who tried to stab soldier shot dead

A Palestinian who tried to an Israeli soldier was shot and killed Monday morning near the West Bank settlement of Sal'it, south of Tulkarm.

A military spokesperson said that no Israelis had been wounded in the assault.

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