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Israeli shoots Palestinian dead in W. Bank: security source

Israeli riot police keep watch during clashes that followed a protest against Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip, in the northern city of Nazareth, on July 21, 2014.AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: An Israeli shot dead a Palestinian who had been throwing stones at his car north of Jerusalem in the West Bank, a Palestinian security source told AFP late Monday.

The security source named the fatality as Mahmud Shawamreh, 21, of Ar-Ram. He said the incident took place between Ar-Ram and the Hizma checkpoint, and the body was taken to Israel.

The Israeli police and army had no immediate comment on the incident.

 

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