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Israeli forces in the West Bank raid kill Palestinian

Israeli forces in the West Bank raid kill Palestinian. 

Israeli forces killed an unidentified Palestinian in a raid on Monday in the occupied West Bank, a local hospital reported.

The Islamic Jihad militant group issued an official statement in mourning for the death of a man but didn’t immediately identify his membership.

Border police from Israel’s paramilitary force reported that undercover officers fired at Palestinians who fired explosive devices at them from close range.

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It happened after they arrested a wanted terrorist in Nablus in the West Bank city of Nablus and took an assault rifle at his home.

Border police released a statement stating that a Palestinian threw explosives at the unit got struck by Israeli shooting. Hospital officials in the area confirmed that the man died of the wounds.

Israel took over its West Bank in a 1967 conflict. Palestinians are seeking a new state within the territory and in the Gaza Strip, with East Jerusalem as the capital. Peace talks between Israel and Palestine ended in 2014.

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