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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian trying to detonate an Israeli Patrol

GAZA, Feb 6 (KUNA) -- Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian militant late Thursday near Israel-Gaza border, Israeli army spokesman said earlier Friday.
Radio Israel quoted the spokesperson as saying that Israeli army prevented the militant from attacking them by a grenade eastern Rafah City.
The event took place near Sufa Crossing when Israeli soldiers' patrol discovered the armed militant and asked him to turn himself in, however he tried to attack them by reaching to the grenade in his backpack and eventually was shot dead, the spokesman added. (end) zt.mar KUNA 060932 Feb 09NNNN