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Image: Clashes in Ramallah

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Dramatic sequence shows Israeli troops shooting knife-wielding Palestinian

Cameras captured the moment as Israeli forces shot a Palestinian man wearing what looked like a bomb belt.

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Israeli border guards take aim as Palestinian protesters gather near a West Bank checkpoint on the outskirts of Ramallah.

Violent protests over President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital have entered a second week.

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Israeli border police shoot a Palestinian man near the Jewish settlement of Beit El.

 

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Police said they shot the man after he stabbed and hurt one of their unit near Ramallah in the West Bank.

 

 

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Reuters photographers who saw the wounded Palestinian man fall said he was holding a knife. 

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A rescue worker shouts next to the man.

Israeli forces retreated after seeing the man’s belt. 

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Israeli soldiers gather as Palestinian medics carry away the man.

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A device around the man's waist is revealed as he is carried away on a stretcher.

 A Palestinian medic said the belt was fake.

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The man was one of three Palestinians shot dead by Israeli troops on Friday, medical officials said. 

Palestiniansand the wider Arab and Muslim worldwere incensed at Trump's Dec. 6 announcement, which reversed decades of U.S. policy reticence on Jerusalem, a city where both Israel and the Palestinians want sovereignty.

Photos: Demonstrators protest Trump's Jerusalem announcement 

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