IDF confirms troops in West Bank killed Palestinian suspect who allegedly tried to stab soldiers

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

The IDF confirms that troops of the Kfir Brigade’s Shimshon Battalion killed a Palestinian suspect who allegedly attempted to stab troops near the Beit Einun junction in the West Bank.

The troops were carrying out routine operations at the junction, when they identified a suspect who “tried to carry out a stabbing attack.”

The troops then opened fire, killing the suspect.

No soldiers were hurt.

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