Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Palestinian dies after clash with Israeli troops

JERUSALEM - Palestinian officials say a Palestinian man wounded in clashes with Israeli troops the night before has died.

The officials say Mohammed Yehya died today at a hospital in the West Bank city of Nablus. Palestinians say he was shot in the abdomen on Monday night after hurling rocks at Israeli troops.

The military says troops identified a group of Palestinians trying to breech the security fence of a West Bank settlement and called on them to desist. It says that when they did not, the troops opened fire toward their lower extremities.

Over the weekend, Palestinians carried out three separate attacks against Israeli police. Two knife-wielding attackers were shot dead.

Attack raises Bosnia tensions

KUCIC KULA, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Bosnian police today arrested a man with suspected links to a gunman who stormed into a police station in the country's Bosnian Serb region shouting "Allahu akbar," killing one policeman and wounding two others before he died in the shootout.

New details are also beginning to emerge about the gunman, with residents from his village saying his father was taken away by Serbs in 1992 at the start of a brutal multi-ethnic war and never seen again.

Monday's attack in the Bosnian Serb town of Zvornik instantly raised tensions in Bosnia, still fragile two decades after the end of a war among its Christian Orthodox Serbs, Muslim Bosniaks and Catholic Croats that left 100,000 people dead and divided the country along ethnic lines.

The suspect taken into custody is known to police and has been questioned in the past for possible Syria ties and recruitment efforts for the Islamic State group, Bosnian Serb police Chief Dragan Lukac said.

The gunman was identified as 24-year-old Nerdin Ibric. Police say the gunman shouted "Allahu akbar," which is the Arabic phrase for "God is great," before opening fire in Zvornik. …

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