Israel Police Say Officer Killed in Jenin Clashes

Israel Police said a member of Yamam, Israel’s National Counter Terror Unit, died from injuries sustained during clashes in Jenin on May 13.

Police named the officer as 47-year-old Noam Raz, a member of the force since 1999.

At least 10 people were injured in the clashes Friday, Al Jazeera reported, citing local medical sources.

The Israel Defense Forces said soldiers in Jenin “acted to apprehend terrorist suspects this morning.” Soldiers were fired at “recklessly and indiscriminately” by “Palestinian gunmen,” the IDF said.

Two Palestinians turned themselves in, ending an hours-long standoff at the Jenin refugee camp, Haaretz said. Two Palestinians and an Israeli officer were seriously wounded, they said. Credit: Jmedia via Storyful

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