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Israeli forces kill 2 Palestinians as they search for missing teens

Published on Jun 22, 2014 2:03 PM
Israeli soldiers take part in an operation to locate three Israeli teens near the West Bank City of Hebron on June 21, 2014. -- PHOTO: REUTERS

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories (AFP) - Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in the West Bank as they continued a search for three missing Israeli teens, Palestinian medical and security officials said on Sunday.

In Ramallah, 30-year-old Mohammed Tarifi was shot dead during early morning clashes with Israeli troops near the city centre in which five other Palestinians were wounded, medics told AFP.

In Ein Beit al-Mai refugee camp in western Nablus, 27-year-old Ahmed Fahnawi was shot and killed on his way to a mosque for morning prayers as clashes were taking place, security officials told AFP.

Family members said he was mentally unsound.

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