Three Palestinians killed in Israeli raid on Jenin

Palestinians carry the bodies of three men killed in the Israeli raid, 22 March Palestinians carry the bodies of three men killed in the Israeli raid

Israeli security forces have shot dead at least three Palestinians during a raid to arrest a Hamas member in the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank.

The Israeli military said it wanted to arrest a man accused of plotting attacks on Israelis.

It said he barricaded himself in his home and opened fire, injuring two soldiers, and was then shot dead.

A further two Palestinians were killed as rioters attacked the security forces, Palestinian sources say.

The Israeli army reported in a tweet killing four "terrorists" in the clashes while, according to AFP news agency, 14 Palestinians were also wounded, two of them critically.

US-brokered peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have made little progress since they resumed last July, with the aim of creating a Palestinian state alongside Israel.

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