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Israeli troops kill 'gunman'

Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man after he opened fire at soldiers at a military checkpoint in the West Bank, the army said.

According to the military, a car approached the checkpoint in the Jordan Valley and a gunman from inside the car opened fire at the soldiers. The army said soldiers returned fire, killing the man. No soldiers were wounded in the incident.

The military provided no other details on the identity of the attacker beyond saying that he was Palestinian.