Israeli army kills W.Bank protester as clashes rage

The mother (centre right) of 25-year-old slain Israeli Dalia Lemko is comforted by relatives as she stands next to her daughters body on November 11, 2014 during her funeral in the West Bank settlement of TekoaIsraeli troops shot dead a Palestinian during clashes in the West Bank on Tuesday as a wave of unrest gripped the country, raising fears of a new Palestinian uprising. The death of the 22-year-old near Hebron came as troops tried to disperse about 150 Palestinians who were hurling rocks and Molotov cocktails at passing cars close to the settlement of Kiryat Arba, the army said. Since the current round of violence began exactly five months ago with the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers by militants, at least 17 Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank, according to an AFP count. Tuesday’s clashes erupted as police tightened security nationwide after a soldier and a settler were killed Monday in separate Palestinian knife attacks, as months of unrest in Jerusalem spread across the country.

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