Middle East News
Palestinian killed in landmine explosion
Aug 29, 2008, 8:46 GMT
Ramallah - A 24-year-old Palestinian was killed early Friday in a landmine explosion in a West Bank village, police said.
According to the police report, Nizar Sawarke died instantly when the mine exploded in the village of Arrabeh, near Jenin in the north of the West Bank.
The area was previously an Israeli army camp and the landmine was a leftover by the army, the report said.
Police were investigating the incident.