Palestinians injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers Hebron

Israeli forces kill Palestinian suspected of murdering settler

Another security guard on duty at the time shot and killed the assailant.

Khaled succumbed to his wounds, after being shot with a live round in the chest; he died at the at al-Najah Hospital, in Nablus.

Hakim Asi, thought to be from Jaffa, reportedly stabbed Ben Gal on Wednesday afternoon at a bus stop outside Ariel, one of the largest Israeli settlements in the West Bank.

Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital on December 6 was also hailed by Israelis, while deeply angering the Palestinians who see the city as their capital as well.

The U.S. move drew condemnation from across the region and sparked angry protests in the Palestinian territories - and multiple clashes with Israeli troops - that have so far left at least 24 Palestinians dead.

"When Jarrar finally came out of one building, he was armed with an M-16 assault rifle and a bag full of explosives, prompting the Israeli forces to open fire and kill him", Ynet said. The military said the suspect was not apprehended in the operation and seven people were detained for questioning.

Israeli troops arrived at the stabbers' home shortly after the attack to question family members, sparking a riot by local residents. "Palestinian "leaders" have praised the killer".

Israel had accused Jarrar, who had gone into hiding for several weeks, of killing an Israeli settler in early January. Israeli authorities plan to build thousands of homes for Jewish-only settlements in E1, which would effectively divide the West Bank and make the creation of a contiguous Palestinian state - as envisaged by the two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict - nearly impossible.

Ahmed Jarrar, 23, was killed by Israeli forces near Jenin.

The Israeli army frequently carries out wide-ranging arrest campaigns in the West Bank on the pretext of searching for "wanted" Palestinians.

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