Gunman who killed two in Eli terror shooting a PA security officer from Qalandiya

The Palestinian shooter who killed two people in a terror attack earlier at a gas station near the West Bank settlement of Eli is an officer in the Palestinian Authority security forces and a resident of Qalandiya, outside Jerusalem, according to Israeli media citing Palestinian reports.

The Shin Bet security agency later identified the assailant as Muhammad Manasra, 31, an officer in the Palestinian Authority’s police, from the West Bank’s Qalandiya refugee camp near Jerusalem.

According to the Shin Bet, Manasra was jailed between 2018 and 2019 for weapons offenses.

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