IDF soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian Authority Arab overnight Tuesday during a riot in the village of Burkin, near Jenin.

The 21-year-old rioter, Muhammad Ahmad Alawneh was picking up a rock to attack the soldiers when he was shot.


Alawneh was taken to the hospital in Jenin with a chest wound and later died of his injuries, Ynet reported.

Security sources said the riot broke out as IDF forces were arresting a wanted PA Arab fugitive in Burkin.

The soldiers arrested 22-year-old Muhammad Ali Atiq in Burkin. They also detained 22-year-old Yasser Ghaleb Abu Ja’afar in a separate operation in Jenin.


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