west bank violence
JAFFA, Israel, April 18 (Reuters) - Israel's military filed manslaughter charges on Monday against a soldier who shot a Palestinian
Forty-one Palestinians and seven Israelis have died in the recent street violence.
The incident comes two days after a similar shooting.
Palestinian President Abbas condemned the shooting as a "grave escalation."
The incident comes amid high tensions in the wake of a deadly arson attack on a Palestinian family.
Police identified the suspected assailant, who was arrested, as a resident of the Palestinian town of Nablus in the occupied
Unlike the victims of the Gaza conflict, whose charred bodies fill the feeds of social media in Western countries, these dead are part of a war you don't see. Whether it's anti-Hamas protesters shot in Gaza or Israeli peace activists beaten by right-wing thugs in Tel Aviv, nonviolent protest is a dangerous business in Israel/Palestine. And nowhere is this felt more acutely than in the West Bank.
"Forces opened fire towards main instigators (of the disturbance), identifying a hit," the military spokesman said in a statement