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August 19, 2016 9:39 am

Two Palestinian Security Officers Killed During Attempt to Arrest Armed Men

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The city of Nablus. Photo: wiki commons.

The city of Nablus. Photo: wiki commons.

Two members of Palestinian security services were killed overnight Thursday while attempting to arrest armed men in Nablus. The two gunmen managed to escape while two other members of the security services were wounded. One of the casualties was a member of the Special Forces, while two others were national security members.

Hours after the incident, Palestinian security forces deployed large numbers of men to the Old City of Nablus where the attack occurred. Security forces launched a manhunt for the two suspects and in the early morning hours Friday, identified their residence.

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