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01 Dec 2019 | 01:58 AM UTC

Israel/Palestinian Terr.: Israeli troops kill one Palestinian in Beit Awwa (West Bank) November 30

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) open fire on three Palestinians throwing firebombs at a vehicle in Beit Awwa (West Bank) on November 30; one confirmed fatality

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Event

Israel Defense Forces (IDF) opened fire at three Palestinians in Beit Awwa (West Bank) on Saturday, November 30, who were throwing firebombs at a nearby vehicle, according to IDF officials. Officials at the Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed the death of one 18-year-old boy, while IDF officials confirmed the arrest and subsequent custody of the remaining two Palestinians.

Further such incidents, as well as a heightened security presence are expected in the West Bank over the near term. 

Advice

Individuals in Israel and the Palestinian Territories are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations due to the risk of violence, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments. Seek immediate shelter in the event of a rocket attack.

Some Western governments advise their citizens against all travel to the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and areas near the Israeli-Lebanese, Israeli-Syrian, and Israeli-Egyptian borders.