(May 31, 2020 / JNS) Israel Defense Forces troops on Friday shot and killed a Palestinian that had attempted to run them over with his vehicle, according to the military.
The attack took place north of Ramallah in Judea and Samaria, according to the AP. No Israeli casualties were reported.
Palestinians have attempted to carry out a series of attacks against Israeli forces in recent weeks.
The Palestinian Authority’s security forces have ceased taking calls from the IDF and are not conducting security coordination with Israel, Israel’s Channel 11 reported last week, citing a senior Israeli defense source.
The development comes days after P.A. chief Mahmoud Abbas declared that he was no longer obligated to uphold previous agreements with Israel, including security coordination, in response to declared intentions by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to apply Israeli law to sections of Judea and Samaria.
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