An Israeli soldier and a Palestinian terrorist died in a Gaza Strip clash. Gunmen from Islamic Jihad and Fatah opened fire on Israeli troops and contractors as they worked on the security barrier along Gaza’s border with Egypt on Sunday, killing a soldier and wounding two others. Troops returned fire, killing one man. In the West Bank, troops arrested a Palestinian youth who tried to smuggle four pipe bombs through a military checkpoint.
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