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Palestinian indicted for deadly West Bank drive-by shooting

The military prosecutor’s office files an indictment against a Palestinian man over a deadly West Bank drive-by shooting attack in May that left one Israeli student dead and two injured.

The indictment states that Muntasir Shalabi, 47, was equipped with ammunition, identified the hitchhikers as Jews, and began firing. He then escaped, changed his clothes and haircut.

Muntasir Shalabi, suspect in the West Bank drive-by shooting on May 1, 2021. (Courtesy)

Shalabi, a father of seven, is from the nearby town of Turmus Ayya and is not believed to have any affiliation with Palestinian terror groups, the Shin Bet security service said at the time of his arrest.

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