IDF looking into claim that live fire killed a Palestinian during West Bank protest

The Israeli military says it is looking into the claim that a Palestinian man was killed by Israeli live fire in the West Bank village of Yaabad, a spokesperson for the army says.

According to the Israeli army, a violent riot burst out in the area, in which dozens of Palestinians threw stones, burned tires and shot fireworks at the military.

The military says the soldiers responded with live fire towards a “main rioter” and riot dispersal means.

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