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Israeli forces kill Palestinian boy in West Bank

A Palestinian teenager was killed during a night raid amid increasing tensions in the West Bank, signaling more instability and clashes to come, while President Abbas arrives in Egypt for a tripartite summit.
Mourners attend the funeral of Omar Khmour, 14, in the Dheisheh refugee camp, Bethlehem, West Bank, Jan. 16, 2023.

Israeli forces killed a 14-year-old boy Omar Khaled Lutfi Khmour in the West Bank on Monday during a night raid that led to clashes with residents.

Confrontations between Palestinians and Israelis have been on a steady rise in the West Bank in the last few weeks.

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