Israeli commandos killed two Palestinians who allegedly were planting a bomb. The commandos also shot and killed three other Palestinians who later approached the bodies. The incident occurred when the commandos spotted three Palestinians who they said were trying to plant a bomb in the area of Shavei Shomron, an Israeli settlement near the West Bank city of Nablus.
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