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December 18, 2001
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Israeli troops shot and killed a Hamas member in Hebron. Israel said the troops opened fire Monday when 28-year-old Yakoub Idkadak tried to escape arrest. Israel accused him of “involvement in terrorist activity.” In another incident, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian gunman near the West Bank city of Nablus. Palestinian officials said the victim was a plainclothes policeman.

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