PA says man shot by IDF troops near Bethlehem in serious condition

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

The Palestinian Authority Health Ministry says the man shot and wounded earlier by Israeli troops near al-Khader, close to Bethlehem, is listed in serious condition.

The ministry says the man was brought to a local hospital with a gunshot wound to his pelvis and shrapnel in his chest and abdomen.

According to Israeli medics, the suspect attempted to assault troops. The Israeli military has not yet commented on the circumstances.

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