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United Nations Envoy to the Middle East Thor Vennesland said he was 'terrified' from killing a Palestinian who attacked an Israeli soldier.
On Friday afternoon, Ammar Mifleh tried to get into the car of an Israeli couple in the city of Huwara, near Nablus. at a Palestinian with his pistol and wounded him.
Mifleh ran up to a nearby MAHAV officer and stabbed him in the face, injuring him. A second MAGAV officer tried to detain a Palestinian. Mifleh briefly freed himself from the grip of the Israeli soldier, and tried to grab his machine gun. After that, the officer pulled his pistol from its holster and fired at the Palestinian.
The UN spokesman called the incident a “fight”; and expressed his condolences to the family of the “deceased Palestinian.”
“Horrified by today's murder of Palestinian Ammar Mifleh during a fight with an Israeli soldier near Huwara. My sincere condolences to his family of the deceased. Such incidents must be fully and promptly investigated and those responsible held accountable,” Vennesland wrote.
distortion of reality.”
“This incident is a terrorist attack in which an Israeli police officer was stabbed in the face and another officer was put in danger, causing him to shoot the attacker. This is not a fight – this is a terrorist act,” Nakhshon emphasized.
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