Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian man in West Bank

Palestinian eyewitnesses said that a special Israeli army force stormed al-Ain refugee camp and the old city of Nablus to arrest wanted Palestinian activists, who are involved in carrying out attacks against Israel.

Tel Aviv: Israeli soldiers on Monday killed a Palestinian man, while two others were injured in the West Bank city of Nablus, medics and witnesses said.

The head of the Emergency and Ambulance Department at the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Ahmad Jibril, told reporters that 31-year-old Jamil al-Kayyal was shot dead, and two other men were moderately injured, reports Xinhua news agency.

The Israeli soldiers also arrested a third man from his home in the refugee camp, they said.

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Israeli media reported that several Palestinian gunmen opened fire at the Israeli troops to prevent them from proceeding into the city of Nablus, but no injuries were reported among the soldiers.

On Friday, a Palestinian demonstrator was killed and dozens were injured during clashes with Israeli soldiers near Nablus, medics and eyewitnesses said.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said in a statement that the demonstrator succumbed to a severe injury.

Every Friday, the Palestinians organise rallies and protests against the Israeli government’s policies of expanding settlements and confiscation of lands, and the demonstrations usually turn into clashes with soldiers.

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