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Palestinians say man shot dead by IDF troops near Jenin; circumstances unclear

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

Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers in the village of Al-Sila Al-Harithi, near the West Bank city of Jenin, May 7, 2022. (Nasser Ishtayeh/Flash90)
Palestinians clash with Israeli soldiers in the village of Al-Sila Al-Harithi, near the West Bank city of Jenin, May 7, 2022. (Nasser Ishtayeh/Flash90)

The Palestinian Authority Health Ministry reports that a man has been killed by Israeli troops’ gunfire near the northern West Bank city of Jenin.

The ministry identifies the man as 29-year-old Raafat Issa.

Some Palestinian reports say the incident occurred near the village of ‘Anin, close to the West Bank security barrier.

There is no immediate comment from the Israel Defense Forces on the circumstances of the shooting.

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