Defense minister says trooper who aided man in Hebron ‘acted as every soldier and commander is expected to,’ says army will investigate incident

TIMES OF ISRAEL
Gantz commends IDF soldier who helped Palestinian man flee violent Jewish group
by Staff
June 13, 2020

Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Saturday commended an Israel Defense Forces soldier who intervened to help a Palestinian man in the West Bank flee a group of young Jewish men who were assaulting him. The soldier, from the Golani infantry brigade, came to the man’s aid Friday in the city of Hebron. The incident occurred during a violent confrontation in Hebron between Palestinians and Jews, the army said. “The Golani soldier who defended a Palestinian resident of Hebron acted as every IDF soldier and commander is expected to,” Gantz wrote on Twitter. READ MORE

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