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Hard-right lawmakers livid that soldier didn’t fire in response to fire bomb

Hard-right lawmakers fume after video shows a Palestinian chucking a fire bomb toward a soldier, who doesn’t respond.

“This story is just insane,” Yamina MK Bezalel Smotrich tweets. “But it’s not the soldier’s fault. The judicial system in the State of Israel which behaves like in Sodom is to blame.”

Jerusalem Minister Rafi Peretz of the Jewish Home party says the incident should have ended with a “neutralized terrorist.”

“Dead or alive,” he writes on Twitter, saying IDF commanders must ensure such an incident “doesn’t repeat itself.

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