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Video: Settler seizes Israeli soldier’s weapon and opens fire during clashes south of Hebron

The video was published by Israeli Watchdog group

Jerusalem24 – Yesterday, Sunday, Israeli watchdog organization B’Tselem published a video clip showing a settler firing a military weapon during clashes in the southern Hebron Hills area last month.

The Israeli channel, Reshet Kan, quoted B’Tselem as saying that the settler arrived in a military vehicle with the soldiers, and that no Palestinian casualties were reported as a result of the settler’s shooting.

An Israeli army spokesman said: “Confrontations took place between settlers and Palestinians in the area, during which stones were thrown and fireworks were fired, while a soldier took a settler into the military jeep to drive them to the area. The settler took the weapon of the soldier and fired in the air without injuries.”


Video: A settler seizes an Israeli soldier’s weapon and opens fire during clashes south of Hebron

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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