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Air strike on Gaza as Israeli settler is killed in West Bank


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Air strike on Gaza as Israeli settler is killed in West Bank

An Israeli settler has been killed by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank whilst waiting for a bus.

According to Israeli media, Evyatar Borovsky was at a bus stop near the Tapuah Junction in the Palestinian city of Nablus when he was stabbed. The Palestinian is then said to have grabbed the victim’s gun before shooting at border police who returned fire before arresting him. It marks the first time an Israeli has been killed by a Palestinian in the West Bank since 2011.

In Gaza, Palestinian emergency services have reported one death following an Israeli air strike. Haytham al-Misshal, who reportedly belonged to the Salafist jihadist group, was hit as he rode a motorbike

Israel claimed that Misshal had been involved in firing rockets at the city of Eilat .

It is the first such incident since a ceasefire following eight days of hostilities in November.

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