Israeli troops kill young Palestinian in West Bank

JENIN: A 21-year-old Palestinian has been killed in an Israeli raid in the West Bank town of Jenin, AP reported.


Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri said special forces raided a refugee camp in Jenin early on Wednesday.

They saw a man preparing to throw an explosive device at them, and an Israeli soldier opened fire, she said.

The suspect, who dropped the explosive, was reportedly injured as it detonated. The man was taken to a hospital, where he later died, according to Palestinian officials.