Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank on Friday during a protest by Palestinians against illegal settlers in his village, a local Palestinian official said.
The Israeli army said it was checking the report.
Hany Abu Murad, the mayor of the village where the killing occurred, named the dead person as Essam Kamal Badran, 35.
The incident occurred in Qusra, southeast of the Palestinian city of Nablus.
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