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|Palestinian minister dies at West Bank protest
||Palestinian minister dies at West Bank protest
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A senior Palestinian official has died after being involved in a confrontation with with Israeli troops at a protest in the occupied West Bank, reports say.
Ziad Abu Ein, minister without portfolio in the Palestinian Authority government, was hit by soldiers, a Reuters news agency photographer said.
He died in an ambulance while being rushed from the scene, in the village of Turmusiya, to the city of Ramallah.
Mr Abu Ein was also head of the PA's Anti-Wall and Settlement Commission.