Palestinian suspected knife attacker killed in West Bank: police

Israeli borderguards push away Palestinian protesters at a checkpoint near the Ibrahimi mosque, or the Tomb of the Patriarch, in the flashpoint West Bank town of Hebron on October 30, 2015Israeli forces on Saturday killed a Palestinian armed with a knife on the border between the northern occupied West Bank and Israel before he could attack them, police said. The Palestinian was heading from the West Bank sector of Jenin to Israel when he was spotted at a checkpoint, police said, adding that border guards opened fire and killed him before he could attack them. It was the latest shooting of a suspected Palestinian attacker since the start of unrest in early October that has triggered fears of a third Palestinian intifada, or uprising, against Israel.

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