Sunday 17 December 2017

Three Palestinians shot in dawn raid

Palestinians shout slogans as they carry the body of Hamas militant Hamza Abu Alhija in the West Bank refugee camp of Jenin
Palestinians shout slogans as they carry the body of Hamas militant Hamza Abu Alhija in the West Bank refugee camp of Jenin

Israeli troops killed three Palestinians in an early morning raid that was followed by a clash with angry protesters in a West Bank town yesterday, the military and Palestinian security officials said, in the deadliest incident in months.

The violence came amid a recent rise in clashes in the West Bank that could complicate the already troubled peace efforts as the sides near an April deadline set under US-sponsored talks.

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