RNA - Palestinian security sources confirmed that 36-year-old Mohammad Fawzi Adawi was killed on Monday at Hawara checkpoint, South of Nablus, Palinfo reported.
Israeli forces, stationed at the checkpoint, opened fire at the young man who was later proclaimed dead, the sources added.
Israeli sources claimed that the slain Palestinian was trying to stab an Israeli soldier before another soldier opened fire at him. No Israelis were wounded in the alleged attack.
The area was later declared a closed zone where combing operations were carried out.