Netanyahu defends Israeli army after soldier shot wounded Palestinian

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, on March 27, 2016Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defended the Israeli army Sunday as controversy gripped the country over a soldier caught on video shooting a Palestinian assailant in the head as he lay on the ground. The issue reportedly sparked a bitter argument behind closed doors at the Israeli government’s weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday. “Any challenge to the morality of the IDF (Israel Defence Forces) is outrageous and unacceptable,” he said.

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