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Five Palestinians killed in Israel's West Bank raid as Hamas leader visits Iran

The latest violence left five Palestinians dead and wounded at least 91 more, while the Israeli army said seven of its troops were injured in the fighting.
Jenin, West Bank

At least five Palestinians were killed and 91 more were injured as fierce gun battles with Israeli forces raged in the city of Jenin in the northern West Bank on Monday. The clashes were the latest in more than a year of violence between Palestinians and the Israeli army in the West Bank.

Seven Israeli soldiers were also wounded in Monday's clashes, the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) said in a statement. 

The Palestinian Health Ministry identified four of the victims as Khaled Asasa, 21, Qassam Abu Sariya, 29, Qais Jabarin, 21, and 15-year-old Ahmed Saqr. It added that dozens of the wounded were in critical condition. 

The clashes erupted in the early morning after Israeli troops conducted a raid in Jenin to detain two wanted Palestinians including the son of an imprisoned Hamas leader, Al Jazeera reported.

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