Yesterday, during a counter-terrorism operation in the occupied West Bank earlier this week, one of the Israeli army’s trucks “accidentally” ran over a Palestinian operative’s body. Palestinian leaders said that Israel had committed a “brutal crime” after video on social media showed a military car in the city of Tulkarem late Monday night running over a dead agent. During an operation to catch a wanted man, the military said they killed three “terrorists” through shooting.
“The operational vehicle that is seen in the video was sent to rescue the force that was caught under heavy fire, and unintentionally ran over the terrorist’s body,” the Israeli military said in reply to AFP’s request for comment.
Other videos shared on social media from the incident shows a group of men escaping from a building and three of them being shot.