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IDF says two wanted Palestinian gunmen killed in West Bank raid

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

Weapons seized from Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank city of Qalqiliya, December 4, 2023. (Israel Defense Forces)
Weapons seized from Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank city of Qalqiliya, December 4, 2023. (Israel Defense Forces)

The IDF says troops, police officers of the Gideonim unit, and Border Police officers killed two Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank city of Qalqiliya this morning.

According to a statement, the pair were responsible for several shooting attacks against troops in the area.

It says forces chased after the wanted men, during which clashes erupted and the gunmen were killed.

An assault rifle and pistol were seized, the IDF says.

The Palestinian Authority health ministry says it was notified of the men’s deaths, indicating their bodies were being held by Israeli authorities.

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