A Border Policeman, Lance Corporal Madhat Yosef, 19 years old of Beit Jann, was killed this afternoon (1 October) by Palestinian fire in the area of Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus. The policeman’s family has been notified.

The funeral will take place tomorrow, October 2nd, at 16:00, in the military section of the Beit Jann cemetery.

The IDF sees the Palestinian Authority fully responsible for the spread of the disturbances emanating from its territory, which endanger the lives of Israeli soldiers, the security forces and even of the Palestinians.

The Palestinian Authority has full capability to prevent the disturbances emanating from its territory and their spread into IDF controlled areas.