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Palestinian shot dead by IDF in clashes, says PA Health Ministry

Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli security forces on January 13, 2018, in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh. (AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI)
Palestinian protesters clash with Israeli security forces on January 13, 2018, in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh. (AFP PHOTO / ABBAS MOMANI)

The Palestinian Authority Health Ministry announces that a Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli soldiers during clashes in Nabi Saleh, a small town northwest of Ramallah.

A Fatah spokesperson identifies the deceased as Nouhad Amin al-Barghouti.

According to the Kan public broadcaster, the Israeli army says that “violent clashes” broke out in the area of Nabi Saleh, and the IDF “responded with live fire to disperse the demonstrations.”

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