A YouTube video grab of the moments before the Israeli soldier, center-back, fired a round into the neutralized Palestinian’s head.
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The Israeli military Thursday detained a soldier who was captured on video firing a round into the head of an injured Palestinian as he laid on the ground.The army said the incident took place in the West Bank city of Hebron after two Palestinians stabbed and wounded an Israeli soldier. The United Nations, European Union and United States have backed Israel's right to defend itself during a six-month campaign of street attacks by Palestinians in Israeli-occupied Jerusalem and the West Bank, while also urging restraint in their use of force.Since October, Israeli forces have killed at least 200 Palestinians, 129 of whom Israel says were assailants.Palestinians have allegedly killed 28 Israelis and two U.S. citizens in street attacks.
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