GRAPHIC: Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades Militant Killed by Israeli Special Forces, Menashe

At approximately 0730 EST, initial reports indicated that Israeli Special Forces had deployed to an industrial neighborhood in Menashe in Judea and Samaria. By 0735 EST, eyewitnesses posted video of a single man that had been shot by those forces.

By 0750 EST, local media reported that a militant by the name of Nidal al-Amer had been killed. He was reportedly targeted due to connections with the IED attack that killed IDF Captain Alon Scagio on June 27th.

By 0808 EST, the Al-Aqsa Brigades acknowledged the death of al-Amer. Their announcement reads below:

Screengrab from the Al-Aqsa Brigades TG page.

The al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades is a coalition of Palestinian armed groups in Judea and Samaria. The organization has been designated as a terrorist organization by Israel, the European Union, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, and the United States.