Zionist regime’s forces have fatally shot a Palestinian following an alleged stabbing attack in the occupied West Bank.
According to Press TV, the incident took place at the entrance to the Israeli Karmei Tzur settlement north of the city of al-Khalil early on Wednesday.
The Israeli army said in a statement that the victim had approached the gate of the settlement and stabbed the guard in the hand, slightly wounding him.
A second guard opened fire on the Palestinian and killed him, the statement added.
The latest development comes amid anger in the occupied West Bank over the Israeli military’s murdering of Ahmad Nassar Jarrar, a Palestinian man whom they say was the prime suspect in the death of a Rabbi Raziel Shevach last month.
Jarrar’s assassination promoted clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces.
A young Palestinian was shot and martyred during an Israeli raid in Nablus on Tuesday.
The Zionist regime’s military regularly opens fatal fire on Palestinians, accusing them of attempting to carry out stabbing attacks against its forces.
Human rights groups have repeatedly criticized the Tel Aviv regime for its policy of shoot-to-kill as a large number of the Palestinians martyred at the scene of attacks did not pose serious threats to Israelis.