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Israeli forces kill Palestinian youth in the West Bank, health officials say
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Israeli forces kill Palestinian youth in the West Bank, health officials say

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers fatally shot a Palestinian 18-year-old in the occupied West Bank on Saturday, health officials said, the latest in a string of deadly incidents in the territory.The Israeli military said its soldiers had opened fire at people throwing rocks at Israeli vehicles driving down a road and that "hits were confirmed".The Palestinian Health Ministry said the teenager had been killed and a second Palestinian wounded by the Israeli gunfire.Violence in territories where Palestinians seek statehood has surged in recent months after Israel launched a crackdown in response to a spate of lethal street attacks in its cities.On Thursday, Israeli forces killed four Palestinians in the West Bank and Jerusalem, including an Islamic Jihad militant and ...