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URGENT: 2 Palestinians try to stab Israeli officers, on...

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URGENT: 2 Palestinians try to stab Israeli officers, one shot dead: police

By AFP
19 Sep 2016 0

Two Palestinians attempted to stab Israeli border police Monday in the southern West Bank city of Hebron before being shot, with one killed, police said, the latest incident in a new surge of violence.

The second perpetrator was in critical condition while no officers were known to have been wounded in the incident near a flashpoint holy site, a police spokeswoman said in a statement.

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