Israeli troops kill Palestinian

Israeli occupation forces have killed a Palestinian while on a West Bank incursion to arrest his brother, witnesses said.

    Palestinians refute Israeli claim regarding victim

    Jamil al-Tal, a 34-year-old Palestinian, was killed early on Sunday when Israeli soldiers surrounded his house in al-Thahiriya town, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, our correspondent reported.

     

    The troops took with them the body of al-Tal.    

     

    According to witnesses, the army surrounded al-Tal's home in an apparent attempt to arrest his brother. When al-Tal emerged, the troops shot him dead, they said.

       

    Al-Thahiriya residents refuted Israeli claims that he belonged to the Palestinian resistance group al-Fatah. They said al-Tal had no known links to the resistance movement. 

    SOURCE: Aljazeera + Agencies


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