Palestinian Officer Is Killed After Attacking Three Israeli Soldiers

January 31, 2016 7:25 PM

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Palestinian Officer Is Killed After Attacking Three Israeli Soldiers

JERUSALEM — A Palestinian policeman shot three Israeli soldiers, seriously wounding two, at a West Bank checkpoint on Sunday before being killed by soldiers, the Israeli military said.

The Palestinian, Amjad Sukari, also known as Amjad Abu Amar, 34, had worked as a bodyguard and driver for the Palestinian attorney general. Just hours before the attack, at a checkpoint near the Jewish settlement of Beit El, he posted on Facebook that “there is nothing worth living for on this earth...

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