Israeli solders shoot dead Israeli Jew mistaken for Palestinian attacker in second accidental killing in a week.
More than 150,000 guns are privately-owned in Israel. Add to that private security companies and all of the security forces and services and what you get is a colossal amount of firepower on the streets.
For weeks, Israeli leaders have been encouraging civilians – who legally own a gun – to carry them.
But vigilante action is raising questions about the accessibility of fire arms.
Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports from the occupied West Bank.