The Israeli army punished the Palestinians stole three apples commander
The Israeli army took the decision to dismiss from service an officer who, during the operation for security in Hebron city stole apples from a Palestinian merchant. This is stated in the press service of the defense Army of Israel.
The incident occurred yesterday, December 9, during the participation of soldiers in operations to suppress the riots in connection with the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
According to Haaretz, the city acted 84th infantry brigade “givati”. The commander, who was on patrol, noticed the shelves with fruit, abandoned by the traffickers. He walked over to him, took with them three apples and handed over his soldiers. It got on video that was later posted on Twitter.
After the publication of the video, the army launched an investigation. As it turned out, the fruit belonged to a Palestinian merchant, who escaped from the outbreak of the riots. The army command has acknowledged the act was “incompatible with the status of a soldier of the army of Israel and commander”. The commander was dismissed and punished.
Clashes between Israeli army and Palestinians began after the US President Donald trump has decided to recognize Jerusalem as the official capital of Israel. By 8 December the number of victims in the Palestinian territories has reached 767 people, two people died. Into Israel from the Gaza strip were launched several missiles. One of them was intercepted by missile defense system “Iron dome.”