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West Bank Palestinian Teen Killed in Israeli Raid

A Palestinian teenager has been killed and at least six others wounded in the West Bank in a shootout between Israeli troops and militants.

Palestinian witnesses in Jenin say the dead 18-year-old was unarmed and was throwing rocks at Israeli troops attempting to arrest a wanted militant from the Islamic Jihad movement.

Israel says its troops returned fire after Palestinians began shooting and detonating explosives.

In other developments, the Israeli parliament passed a law Wednesday, severely limiting Palestinian lawsuits for damages incurred in Israeli military operations.

The law limits suits brought in Israeli courts to just traffic accidents involving Israeli forces and instances where Palestinians are injured while in Israeli prisons.

Some information for this report provided by AP and Reuters.