Palestinian police killed five activists from Hamas and Islamic Jihad. Palestinian police have been trying to force Hamas and Islamic Jihad to cease attacks on Israel, but supporters of the terrorist groups have been resisting. In the Jabaliya refugee camp near Gaza City, gunmen engaged in a battle with Palestinian police officers. Five Palestinians were killed and 55 hurt in the exchange.
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