Israeli police say Palestinian shot dead at checkpoint

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Israeli police say Palestinian shot dead at checkpoint

ISLAMABAD-Abu Dis, Palestinian Territories,A Palestinian man was shot dead Tuesday at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank after driving his car "quickly" towards a border officer, Israeli police said.

 The Palestinian was "shot and killed" at a checkpoint in Abu Dis, close to Jerusalem, police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said.

The man "drove his vehicle quickly towards the direction of a female border police officer who was injured lightly," Rosenfeld added.(AFP/APP)