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Israel holds two Palestinians over settlement killings

JERUSALEM – Israeli police have arrested two Palestinian teenagers on suspicion of stabbing to death a Jewish couple and three of their children while they slept in a West Bank settlement, a police spokesman said on Sunday.
The killings on the night of March 11 in Itamar in the occupied West Bank caused shock in Israel and drew condemnation from the Palestinian Authority that exercises limited self-rule in the area. Police said Amjad Awwad, 19, and Hakim Awwad, 18, from Awarta, a

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