Israeli civilian Yuval Doron Castleman, 37, was fatally shot by an IDF reservist in a case of mistaken identity during a terror attack intervention in Jerusalem.
Why it matters
The incident highlights the tragic consequences of mistaken identity in a high-stress situation and raises questions about the rules of engagement for IDF soldiers.
What the papers say
The New York Post emphasizes the mistaken identity aspect of the shooting, while The Times provides detailed accounts of the incident from multiple videos. The Gulf News and Al Jazeera focus on the attack itself and the casualties, providing less detail about the mistaken identity shooting.
How we got here
The shooting occurred during a terror attack at a bus stop in Jerusalem, where two Palestinian gunmen opened fire, killing three Israeli civilians and wounding several others.
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Jerusalem is a city in the Middle East, located on a plateau in the Judaean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea.
Hamas is a Palestinian Sunni-Islamic fundamentalist militant organization. It has a social service wing, Dawah, and a military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades.
Israel, formally known as the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.