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A Jewish settler fatally shot a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Saturday, Palestinian officials said.
A number of Jewish settlers carrying pistols and one with a rifle approached the village of Qrawat Bani Hassan and one fired a shot killing 27-year-old Mothqal Rayyan, a Palestinian eye-witness told Reuters.
According to the witness, the Israeli military arrived but only protected the settlers.
Among areas where Palestinians seek statehood, the West Bank has seen a spike in violence since Israel intensified raids last year in response to a series of street attacks in its cities.
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