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As Israel confirmed, a Palestinian who entered the Teneh Omarom settlement on the Hebron (southern) outskirts of the West Bank earlier this Friday died after being shot by a civilian member of a security team from the settlement. Army.

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said an alarm was activated for a “terrorist infiltration” at Teneh Omarim earlier in the day, after which “the terrorist attempted to stab a civilian and was neutralized without further victims”. “The area is being overseen by soldiers,” they added.

An Israeli Army spokesperson told Europa Press that the unidentified suspect was shot dead, and that he was shot by a civilian affiliated with the security group from the settlement.

According to the information gathered by the Israeli newspaper The Jerusalem Post, the suspect was shot near the synagogue in the settlement. Israeli authorities issued a series of instructions to keep residents from leaving their homes and closing doors and windows after the alarm.

Source: Noti Merica

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