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Israeli Police Kill Palestinian in Raid

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Men, whose hands are tied, sit after being arrested by Israeli border police during a raid in a cemetery aimed at netting illegal immigrants in Petah Tikva, Nov. 30, 2013.

Men, whose hands are tied, sit after being arrested by Israeli border police during a raid in a cemetery aimed at netting illegal immigrants in Petah Tikva, Nov. 30, 2013.

Israeli police say one of its officers has killed a Palestinian in a suburb of Tel Aviv.

Authorities say the officer shot the man Saturday in Petah Tikva during a raid aimed at flushing out illegal immigrants.
The body of a Palestinian is evacuated after he was killed during a raid by Israeli border police in a cemetery aimed at netting illegal immigrants in Petah Tikva, Nov. 30, 2013.

The body of a Palestinian is evacuated after he was killed during a raid by Israeli border police in a cemetery aimed at netting illegal immigrants in Petah Tikva, Nov. 30, 2013.


A police spokeswoman said the circumstances of the shooting were not immediately clear.

Some Palestinians from the nearby Israeli-occupied West Bank who do not have permits to work in the Jewish state enter illegally looking for work in the more lucrative Israeli job market.

Israeli forces frequently apprehend Palestinians who cross into Israel illegally.
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