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Tear gas fumes billow during clashes between Palestinian protesters and Israeli forces at the main checkpoint outside the West Bank city of Bethlehem. File photo/ AFP
NABLUS: Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces in clashes near a flashpoint religious site in the occupied West Bank overnight on Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry said.
The health ministry said Raid Hamdan, 21, and Zaid Nouri, 20, died after being shot late on Tuesday by Israeli troops near the Joseph Tomb's religious site close to the Palestinian city of Nablus.
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