Palestinian killed by Israeli soldiers in West Bank
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"During IDF (army) routine activity adjacent to the town of Baytin, a suspect attacked a soldier with a hammer, injuring him in the face. The soldier responded with live fire toward the suspect and neutralised him," an army spokesperson said, adding that he had been killed.
"His identity is still unknown," the statement added.
Israel has occupied the West Bank since 1967, when it captured the territory from Jordan.