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July 25, 2014 6:28 am

IDF Says 2 Palestinians Killed Outside Jerusalem Shot at Israeli Troops

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Jerusalem. Photo: Berthold Werner.

Times of Israel – Israeli military officials said that two Palestinians, who were killed during clashes with Israeli troops outside Jerusalem on Thursday night, fired on Israeli forces during the demonstration.

A senior IDF official said that “the two opened fire at our forces with Kalashnikov rifles from inside the protest” at the Qalandiya checkpoint, Ynet reported. Israel’s Channel 2 also quoted military sources saying they came under live fire in the course of the protest.

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