IDF to probe death of Palestinian in Nablus raid

14.07.2011                      12.Tammus, 5771

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IDF to probe death of Palestinian in Nablus raid

Death occurred during arrest raid in West Bank; IDF sources stress investigation does not mean shooting of Palestinian was breach.

Military Police will launch a criminal investigation into the death of a Palestinian killed during an IDF-arrest operation in the West Bank on Wednesday, in line with the Military Advocate General’s new policy which requires the immediate opening of a probe.
In April, Military Advocate- General (MAG) Maj.-Gen. Avichai Mandelblit announced a new policy under which Military Police will immediately open criminal investigations into the deaths of Palestinians – who are unarmed, or not immediately identified as terrorists – as part of a bid to minimize criticism of IDF action in the West Bank….