The assailant was killed after he opened fire at Israeli forces who had come to arrest him in the village of Abwein, the Shin Bet said.
In a statement, the IDF said it was conducting its own investigation into the death of 26-year-old Ahmed Manasra, and concluded in its initial assessment that he was hurling stones at passing vehicles. Manasra was in the auto behind Ghayatha, and when the latter was shot Manasra came out to help him and was also shot at as he returned to his vehicle. In response, he fired his weapon.
"This is a summary execution and Israel bears the full responsibility for this crime", Mr Hmeid added.
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Nirav Modi's counsel George Hepburne said that the case has a political motivation and conditions of Indian jails are not good. If the order is confirmed even during the appeal, the final decision will still rest with Javid to send Modi to India.
Wabeb Manasrah, a cousin of the man who died, confirmed the governor's account.
The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said its medics rushed to the scene, but the soldiers stopped them, and refused to allow them to reach the two Palestinians, before the army moved their corpses to Huwwara military base, south of Nablus.
Israeli soldiers walk during clashes with Palestinians in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Dec. 10, 2018. "I don't know why they shot him".
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Steven Groves, a White House spokesman, said: "The White House has received Chairman Cummings' letter of March 21st". Cummings called for the records in a letter Thursday to Pat Cipollone , the counsel to the president.
The Israeli army claimed that a Molotov cocktail was reportedly hurled at the soldiers from a speeding auto near Joseph's Tomb area, in Nablus, before the soldiers opened fire, killing the two Palestinians.
In another attack, Israel forces killed two Palestinians in Nablus, the ministry said.
The uptick in West Bank violence comes as Israel is now in the midst of an election campaign and Egypt is trying to broker a long-term truce between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers.
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