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Three dead as violence erupts in the West bank and East Jerusalem

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Three dead as violence erupts in the West bank and East Jerusalem

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Violence has flared up in the occupied West Bank.

Israeli forces say they shot dead a Palestinian after he wounded a soldier with a knife near Hebron.

In a seperate incident a car carrying two people rammed into a bus stop injuring three civilians.

Police say one of the assailants has been shot dead, the other wounded.

In East Jerusalem Israeli forces have shot dead a knife-wielding attacker. 

He was killed at the heavily patrolled Damascus Gate, a main entrance to Jerusalem’s walled Old City.

Police claim he ran toward a group of officers waving a knife before they opened fire.

The man, believed to live in Jordan, had another knife about his person.

At least 213 Palestinaians have died in violent incidents since last October in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip.

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