RAMALLAH, January 4 (JMCC) - A Palestinian shot dead by the Israeli military Sunday was left unattended for 30 minutes, a witness has told CNN.
Twenty-four-year-old Ahmad Muslamani was killed at a checkpoint near Nablus
. Israeli officials said that he approached soldiers at the checkpoint carrying a bottle, the soldiers felt threatened and opened fire.
According to the eyewitness, however, Muslamani had already crossed the checkpoint when he was shot.
Abdallah, who was located by CNN, said the man had passed through the security checkpoint near Nablus in the West Bank when a female Israeli soldier started speaking to him in Hebrew. The man turned around and began walking toward her, Abdallah said. The soldier then started to scream at him and, moments later, a soldier next to her opened fire. Abdallah told CNN that other soldiers then fired, and the man fell to the ground, where he lay for about half an hour before receiving medical attention.Read
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