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Israeli forces find tough resistance in Jenin camp

Tension continues to prevail in the Jenin refugee camp where rounds of violence take place daily amid an Israeli threat of a large-scale military operation using helicopters.
Masked Palestinian men hold automatic weapons.

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Jenin refugee camp in the northern West Bank continues to be a flashpoint as clashes between the camp’s armed fighters and the Israeli army have become more frequent in recent days.

In the latest round of violence, a 17-year-old Palestinian identified as Amjad al-Fayed was killed by the Israeli army in a raid on the camp and another boy was critically wounded. 

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