IDF forces engaged a group of Palestinian gunmen near the West Bank town of Jenin early Wednesday, killing four, Palestinian security officials said.
A gunbattle ensued, and a 30-year-old civilian man who went out to a rooftop to see what happened was shot and killed, security and medical officials said.
Four local commanders from the Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, a violent offshoot of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah Party, were walking in the streets of Kfar Yamoun around 2:30 a.m. (0030 GMT) when IDF troops opened fire, security officials said.
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