(JTA) — Israeli troops killed a Palestinian allegedly planting explosive devices along the border with the Gaza Strip.
The fatality Friday was the first along the border since August, Ha’aretz and Israel Radio reported. Four other Palestinians in the group were arrested. Hamas, the terrorist group controlling Gaza, said the men were youths who were hunting dogs, Ha’aretz reported.
In separate incidents Friday, a Kassam rocket fired from Gaza landed near Kibbutz Sdot Negev and caused no damage, and a Palestinian youth armed with a knife was arrested in eastern Jerusalem after he lunged at police.