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US seeks 'clarification' from Israel after Palestinian-American detained by IDF found dead

Omar Abdalmajeed Asaad died after he was detained in an Israeli raid in the West Bank village of Jiljilya, his family and Palestinian officials said.
The US Department of State is seen on Jan. 6, 2020, in Washington, DC.

The United States supports a full investigation into the death of an elderly Palestinian-American who died after being detained in an Israeli raid on the outskirts of Ramallah, the State Department said Wednesday. 

Reuters reports that the body of 80-year-old Omar Abdalmajeed Asaad was discovered in the West Bank village of Jiljilya early Wednesday morning. A plastic zip tie remained on his wrist. 

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