Thursday, may 18, near the checkpoint «Hawara», South of Nablus, opened fire on Palestinian Arabs threw stones at vehicles.
One person was killed and another received injuries of moderate severity.
According to preliminary data, was shot by an Israeli, in a car which hit the rocks. Press service of the IDF stressed that the investigation is being conducted, the results of which conclusions will be drawn about the circumstances of this incident. According to the Israeli who was involved in the incident, he fired into the air.
Palestinian Agency Maan reported that he was killed by 23-year-old mu’taz Hussein Bani Hilal Shams from the village of Beit. In the same statement says that he was wounded the journalist Majdi Estia, who was taken to the hospital in Rafidia.
In the message, Maan says that a Jewish settler shot of participants of «peace March» expressing solidarity with hunger-striking administrative detainees in Israeli jails. According to media reports, the rally was attended by about 200 people.
That the protesters threw stones at the car, Maan is not a word.
A resident of the settlement of Itamar, father of eight children, told Israeli reporters that he was returning home from the supermarket, when near the checkpoint «Hawara» riots broke out. According to the man, his car was surrounded by dozens of people, he was throwing stones and, if he did not take measures of self-defense, it is likely lynched.
Yossi Dagan, the head of the Samaria regional Council, in an interview with radio station «Kahn Beth» said that the ambulance «red Crescent» blocked the road near Hawari what the Israeli driver had to stop and get out of the car. When he came out, a few people, one of whom was wearing a bulletproof vest, attacked him. According to Dagan, Israeli, shot, saving his life.
After the shooting incident, riots broke out with renewed vigor. Military and frontier guards had to use non-lethal weapons to disperse the crowd.
It is also reported on the clashes by the Israeli military and Palestinian Arabs near Qalqiliya.
We will remind that on may 17 near the village of Silwad the driver of the car with Israeli number, moving on highway 60, opened fire from a pistol at a group of Palestinian Arabs throwing stones at a passing car. One of campetella received injuries of moderate severity. The shooter was detained for questioning.