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06 Feb 2020 | 04:22 AM UTC

Israel/Palestinian Terr.: One casualty reported amid clashes in Jenin February 6

Authorities announce one casualty in Jenin amid clashes between Palestinians and Israeli soldiers February 6

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Event

One person has died and several others were injured in Jenin on Thursday, February 6, following clashes between Palestinians and Israeli soldiers. The military was in the area to destroy the home of a convicted person as per policy, when the group threw stones at them. The soldiers proceeded to use live ammunition, injuring six and killing the 19-year-old.

A heightened security presence is to be expected in Jenin over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in Jenin are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the incident, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments.

Some Western governments advise their citizens against all travel to the West Bank, the Gaza Strip, and areas near the Israeli-Lebanese, Israeli-Syrian, and Israeli-Egyptian borders.