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Palestinian killed in raid by Israeli army in West Bank

AFP , Tuesday 4 Dec 2018
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Israeli security forces take position during clashes with Palestinians after a demonstration against the arrest of members of Fatah in Jerusalem by the Israeli authorities, at Hawara checkpoint near the West Bank city of Nablus. (AP)
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A Palestinian was killed during clashes with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank early Tuesday, Palestinian official media and a medical source said.

Mohammad Habali, 22, was shot after Israeli forces carried out an overnight raid in the city of Tulkarm in the northern West Bank, official Palestinian news agency Wafa said.

A medical source in the area said Habali was hit in the head.

The Israeli occupation army said it was looking into the incident.

Israel regularly carries out raids inside the West Bank that it says "are necessary to detain violent criminals and potential attackers."

The Palestinian Authorit says such raids are a breach of agreements Israel has signed up to.

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