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Israeli military: Palestinian attacker shot and killed by soldiers

Israeli and Palestinian officials offer differing accounts of West Bank violence.

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) shot and killed on Tuesday a Palestinian man they said attempted to stab soldiers. Palestinian officials offered a somewhat different account of what happened.

“One soldier blocked the assailant’s multiple stabbing attacks,” said the IDF in a statement on Twitter. “The commander at the scene fired toward the assailant and neutralized him.”

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