Israeli soldier goes on trial for killing wounded Palestinian attacker

May 9, 2016 10:24 AM

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Israeli soldier goes on trial for killing wounded Palestinian attacker

The trial of an Israeli soldier charged with manslaughter after killing a wounded Palestinian attacker has opened at a military court in Jaffa.

Sgt Elor Azaria, 19, shot Abdul Fatah al-Sharif in the head while the 21-year-old was apparently incapacitated in Hebron, in the West Bank, in March.

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