Israeli military accused Habis Abdel Hafeez Rayan, 54, of working over an Israeli soldier at Beit Sira checkpoint.
Israeli forces have killed a Palestinian man within the occupied West Financial institution, the Palestinian well being ministry has mentioned.
The person, named as Habis Abdel Hafeez Rayan, aged 54, was accused by the Israeli military of finishing up a automobile ramming and stabbing assault on an Israeli soldier at a navy checkpoint close to a Jewish settlement.
“The assailant acquired out of his automobile with an axe to assault the officer, who fired on the attacker and neutralised him,” the military mentioned. “The officer was significantly injured and brought to hospital.”
In accordance with witnesses, Israeli troopers opened fireplace on Rayan.
Israeli military radio mentioned the soldier was significantly injured and brought to Shaare Zedek Medical Middle in Jerusalem.
Rayan, who’s from the village of Beit Duqqu northwest of Jerusalem, has a son, Asem, imprisoned in an Israeli jail.
Israel has carried out close to day by day raids on Palestinian cities and villages throughout the West Financial institution, which it has illegally occupied since 1967, since March, with dozens of Palestinians killed.
The assault got here as early outcomes from Tuesday’s normal elections in Israel gave a slim result in veteran right-winger, and former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the head of an alliance with non secular events and the far proper.