The Washington Post

Israeli forces kill Palestinia­n attacker armed with hammer:


Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinia­n teenager in the occupied West Bank on Thursday after the military said he hit a soldier in the face with a hammer. The military said the soldier was lightly wounded during the confrontat­ion in the West Bank. It said the Palestinia­n was carrying a hammer and a knife, and circulated pictures of both. The Palestinia­n Health Ministry identified the boy who was shot as Haitham Mubarak, 17. It did not provide any further informatio­n.

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