Police say Palestinian gunman shot dead during Tulkarem arrest raid

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

A Palestinian gunman was shot dead by a Border Police sniper during an overnight arrest raid in the West Bank city of Tulkarem, police say.

According to police, undercover officers raided the Tulkarem neighbourhood of Danaba to detain a Palestinian wanted over his alleged involvement in terror activities.

The suspect was detained by the Border Police officers, and clashes erupted in the area.

Police say that an armed Palestinian wearing a military vest was shot dead by a sniper amid the clashes. No Israeli officers were hurt.

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