Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander among those killed in West Bank clashes

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

A Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander was killed by Israeli troops in the West Bank city of Tubas this morning, Palestinian media report.

The Palestinian Authority health ministry says three men were shot dead during clashes in Tubas and the nearby Far’a camp.

They are named by the ministry as Ahmed Jamal Daraghmeh, 26, Muhammad Samih Bayadseh, 32, and Osama Jabr Zalat, 31.

Palestinian media identify Daraghmeh as the commander of a local wing of Islamic Jihad in the area, known as the Tubas Battalion.

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