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IDF official says West Bank shooting may have been friendly fire

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

IDF soldiers are seen operating along the West Bank barrier, in an image published by the military on April 2, 2022. (Israel Defense Forces)
IDF soldiers are seen operating along the West Bank barrier, in an image published by the military on April 2, 2022. (Israel Defense Forces)

An Israeli military official says the shooting near the West Bank city of Tulkarem may have been an incident of friendly fire, and not an attack by Palestinian gunmen.

The Israel Defense Forces does not immediately provide further details on the incident.

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