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2 Palestinians killed in West Bank clashes with IDF — PA Health Ministry

Two Palestinians were killed in separate clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank, Palestinian authorities say.

The Palestinian Authority Health Ministry says Rashid Abu Ara, 16, was killed in Aqaba, north of Nablus.

The Israeli army had no immediate comment.

Earlier, Hussein Al-Titi was killed after being hit by Israeli gunfire in Fawwar refugee camp near Hebron, the PA ministry says.

The Israeli army says the incident took place during a “violent riot” as soldiers “spotted one of the rioters standing on a rooftop with the intention of hurling a block towards the troops.”

“The troops responded with fire,” the army says in a statement.

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