Army says killed Palestinian was ‘main violence instigator’

The army has confirmed reports that troops shot and killed a Palestinian during a clash in the West Bank.

The army says the shooting occurred during a “violent riot” in which “rioters hurled rocks” at security forces.

“Due to the extent of violence, border police fired 0.22-caliber rounds towards the main violence instigator, resulting in his death,” an army spokeswoman says.


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