Israel Shuts Two W. Bank Checkpoints; Shin Bet Mulls Punitive Steps Against Attackers' Towns

The Shin Bet suggests a partial lockdown and rescinding work permits for residents of attackers' hometowns after an Israeli officer and two Palestinians were killed in a gun battle in the West Bank

Yaniv Kubovich
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Israel's Defense Ministry announced on Wednesday that it will completely shut the north West Bank checkpoints of Jalameh and Salem until further notice and bar residents of a Palestinian village from entering Israel, in light of a gunfight the previous night which left an Israeli army officer and two Palestinian militants dead.

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