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Palestinian kills Israeli soldier in West Bank

Israeli soldiers walk toward a cloud of tear gas during clashes with Palestinian stone throwers near the West Bank city of Hebron, on April 3, 2013. A Palestinian has abducted and killed an Israeli soldier whose body was found in the north of the occupied West Bank, according to the military.

Israeli soldiers walk toward a cloud of tear gas during clashes with Palestinian stone throwers near the West Bank city of Hebron, on April 3, 2013. A Palestinian has abducted and killed an Israeli soldier whose body was found in the north of the occupied West Bank, according to the military.  (AFP/File)

A Palestinian man abducted and killed an Israeli soldier whose body was found on Saturday in the north of the occupied West Bank, the military said.

An army spokesman said the soldier "was kidnapped and killed by a Palestinian near Qalqiliya yesterday (Friday) and his body was found" on Saturday.

The suspected killer was also arrested, the spokesman said.

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