Israeli lightly injured by explosive device as he tries to remove Palestinian flag near West Bank settlement

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

An Israeli civilian is lightly injured as a result of an improvised explosive device near the West Bank settlement of Kochav Hashahar, medics say.

The man was trying to remove a Palestinian flag on the side of Route 458 when the device exploded, footage shows.

The Rescuers Without Borders emergency service says the man was treated at the scene for minor injuries and declined to be taken to a hospital.


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