8 Palestinians killed


Israeli forces killed eight Palestinians amid efforts to stem Palestinian rocket fire from the Gaza Strip. The weekend violence was the worst in months.

An airstrike targeting a rocket crew’s car in Gaza killed one man on Saturday. Palestinians said he was a civilian.

In the West Bank, troops killed seven Palestinians in anti-terrorist raids in Nablus and Jenin. Five of the dead were confirmed to be gunmen. The other two were a Palestinian Authority policeman and a 17-year-old girl.

The army, which suffered no casualties, said that in each situation its soldiers opened fire after being attacked.

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