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Israeli soldiers kill a Palestinian man after stabbing two settlers

author Friday November 27, 2009 02:09author by Ghassan Bannoura - IMEMC News & Agencies Report post

A Palestinian man was shot and killed on Thursday evening by an Israeli soldier after he stabbed two Israeli settlers in southern West Bank.

Israeli troops in the west Bank- Photo by Ghassan Bannoura 2008

Israeli media said that attack took place at the entrance of the illegal settlement of Kiryat Arba.

Witnesses told Reuters that the man arrived in a taxi to a gas station at the entrance of the settlement. The man then stabbed two settlers, a man and a women, running a kiosks inside that gas station.

An off duty soldier present at the scene opened fire at the Palestinian man killing him. The two settlers were lightly injured, Witnesses told Reuters.

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