ISRAEL AT WAR - DAY 143

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Police footage shows overnight clash with Palestinian gunmen, grenade blast

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

Police publish footage of Border Police officers clashing with Palestinian gunmen in a refugee camp in the West Bank city of Tulkarem this morning.

The headcam video shows the moment a hand grenade exploded, wounding five officers, including three seriously.

According to an initial probe, an officer hurled the grenade toward Palestinian gunmen, but hit a metal gate and bounced back. Another officer managed to kick the grenade to the side, moments before it exploded.

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