Palestinian fighters shot dead

Three Palestinian resistance fighters have been shot dead after Israeli occupation forces followed them into a refugee camp in the West Bank.

    The northern West Bank town of Tulkarim is frequently raided

    According to a Palestinian security source on Friday, Iyad Ranin, Kamal Sabarini and Jamal Azzam all died in a skirmish after attempting to avoid capture when 20 Israeli armoured vehicles pursued them into Tulkarim.

     

    All three men, aged between 19 and 20, are thought to have belonged to al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades.

     

    The latest deaths have brought the overall toll since the September 2000 start of al-Aqsa Intifada to in excess of 3500 Palestinians, about 20% of whom are children.

     

    About 970 Israelis have also died in the same period.

      

    SOURCE: Aljazeera + Agencies


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