Border Police officer killed during West Bank clashes earlier today

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

Master Sgt. Maxim Razinkov (Israel Police)
Master Sgt. Maxim Razinkov (Israel Police)

Police say a Border Police officer was killed during clashes with Palestinian gunmen in the Nur Shams refugee camp, close to the West Bank city of Tulkarem earlier today.

Master Sgt. Maxim Razinkov was fatally wounded by an improvised explosive device during an arrest raid. Another nine officers were lightly wounded.

Police say a total of 58 officers have died fighting Palestinian terrorists since Hamas launched its surprise onslaught on southern Israel on October 7.

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