West Bank, Israeli soldier killed: two Palestinians also killed
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West Bank, Israeli soldier killed: two Palestinians also killed

An Israeli officer died in a shoot-out with 2 Palestinian militiamen who were later killed by the soldiers. The events took place near the Jalameh checkpoint, a short distance from Jenin, in the north of the West Bank. According to the army, the two Palestinians were spotted as they approached the checkpoint. Once discovered, they began shooting and the soldiers returned fire, killing the two. The Israeli officer was also killed in the clash.