Israeli troops kill Palestinian terrorist in West Bank raid

Israeli troops killed a wanted Palestinian terrorists in the West Bank town of Nablus early Friday, Palestinian medics said. Ahmad Sanakra, 24, was a commander in the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, an armed group tied to the Fatah movement headed by moderate Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. He had been on Israel's wanted list for several years but repeatedly eluded capture. He was shot and killed by troops who surrounded the home where he was hiding out in the Balata refugee camp in Nablus, according to Palestinian medic Anan al-Tira. The military had no immediate comment. AP contributed to this report.