Israeli troops kill Palestinian man in West Bank clashes - GulfToday

Israeli troops kill Palestinian man in West Bank clashes

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Palestinian paramedics carry away a protester during clashes with Israeli forces. Abbas Momani/AFP

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli forces on Tuesday during clashes with troops in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian health officials said.

The Israeli military said troops opened fire after Palestinians threw rocks and explosives at them during an operation southeast of the city of Ramallah.

The Palestinian health ministry said the man had lived in Qalandia refugee camp and that three other Palestinians were wounded.

Israel captured the West Bank in the 1967 Middle East war. Palestinians seek to establish a state there and in the Gaza Strip, with East Jerusalem as its capital. Israeli-Palestinian peace talks collapsed in 2014.

Reuters