- Title: Palestinian tries to run down, stab Israeli soldiers, shot dead
- Date: 10th July 2017
- Summary: NEAR BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK (JULY 10, 2017) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF TROOPS SURROUNDING DAMAGED CAR STUCK IN BARRIER ROAD SIGN READING 'EFRAT' AND 'JERUSALEM' TROOPS DIRECTING TRAFFIC VARIOUS OF DAMAGED CAR MORE OF TROOPS ON SITE TRUCK AND MILITARY JEEP DAMAGED CAR BEHIND POLICE CORDON TROOPS DIRECTING TRAFFIC VARIOUS OF TROOPS STANDING IN FRONT OF DAMAGED CAR
- Embargoed: 24th July 2017 12:56
- Keywords: Israel Palestinians West Bank Car ramming attack
- Location: NEAR BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK
- City: NEAR BETHLEHEM, WEST BANK
- Country: Palestinian Territories
- Topics: Conflicts/War/Peace
- Reuters ID: LVA0016P4V58N
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text:A Palestinian driver who tried on Monday (July 10) to run down and then stab Israeli soldiers near a settlement near Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank was shot dead by the troops, the Israeli military said.
After trying to ram his vehicle into the soldiers, the driver exited the car and tried to stab them, the military said.
In response the forces fired towards the assailant who died, it added.
The Israeli ambulance service Magen David Adom said one soldier was lightly wounded in the incident, when an electricity pole, hit by the car, collapsed on him.
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