Israel’s tank destroys Palestinian ‘stabber’ in Gaza

An Israeli tank destroyed an alleged “stabber” in Gaza on Sunday, killing the man it said had attempted to kill Israeli soldiers.

In the hours after the attack, Israeli media said the Palestinian man had shot at Israeli soldiers with an automatic weapon, causing two of them to fall.

But the Israeli military said it was “very likely” the Palestinian had aimed at soldiers.

Israel has blamed Hamas for the attack.

The tank that was destroyed, which was also carrying the injured, was destroyed by Hamas militants in Gaza after an Israeli military raid in the area, said a statement from the Israel Defense Forces.

The Israeli military did not immediately provide further details.