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One Palestinian who was shot later died, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. File photo
The Israeli military said Palestinians had started "a violent riot" near the town of Qarawet Bani Hassan on Saturday and soldiers who had been operating there opened fire.
One Palestinian who was shot later died, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. Three others were wounded.
The incident follows months of tensions that have deepened since Israeli forces began a crackdown in the West Bank in March in response to a series of attacks by Palestinians in Israel.
An Israeli military statement said troops came under heavy fire during an operation in the city of Jenin, in which an armed operative of the Hamas group and two other people were arrested. It said troops returned fire and "hits were identified".
Israel and Palestinians unleashed salvos of fire for a fifth day on Saturday, with the Islamic Jihad group launching dozens more rockets and the Israeli military pounding targets inside the Gaza Strip.
The number of Palestinians killed in the war passed 10,300, including more than 4,200 children, the Hamas-run Health Ministry in Gaza said on Tuesday.
An Israeli army spokesperson told the media that the incident was under investigation. The official Palestinian news agency Wafa said three men were injured when the "undercover" forces raided the camp overnight.
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