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Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Brandishing Knife In West

Israeli forces said they shot and killed a palestinian who was brandishing a knife near an Israeli settlement.

The Palestinian red crescent ambulance service confirmed the death near hebron in the occupied West Bank, but said it had no further details.

It was the first killing of a palestinian by Israeli troops in the occupied west bank since july, when a Palestinian assailant was shot dead after he entered the israeli settlement of adam and stabbed three people, one of whom later died.