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Palestinian arrested over West Bank shooting as violence continues

Muntasir Shalabi was arrested Wednesday night in connection with the deadly of shooting of Israeli teenager at a bus stop in the Palestinian territory. Israeli forces also shot and killed a Palestinian teen Wednesday night, according to Palestinian officials.
Yehuda Gueta funeral

A Palestinian suspect in the deadly shooting of Israeli teenagers in the West Bank has been arrested, according to Israeli media.

Israeli police and soldiers arrested Muntasir Shalabi in the central West Bank town of Silwad northeast of the Palestinian capital of Ramallah on Wednesday night. He does not have any known affiliations with Palestinian armed groups, The Times of Israel reported. Israel’s public broadcaster Kan also reported the arrest.

Shalabi was wanted in connection with the shooting of three Israeli students Sunday. The attack took place at a bus stop in the Palestinian territory. One of the students, Yehuda Guetta, died Wednesday night

The West Bank has been reeling from violence recently between Israelis and Palestinians. After the shooting of the students, Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian man west of the city of Nablus. On Monday, fighting broke out between Israelis and Palestinians after farmland was burned south of Nablus. Israeli and Palestinian sources differ on who started the fire. 

The Palestinian Authority reported violence Wednesday night as well. Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager south of Nablus. The shooting took place during confrontations between the soldiers and local young people, according to the authority's WAFA news agency

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