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 Thursday, 26 December, 2002, 18:03 GMT
In pictures: West Bank turmoil
After a brief lull on Christmas Day, violence between Palestinians and Israelis broke out again on Thursday, leaving at least six dead.

Two Israeli army soldiers look for the location of Palestinian stone-throwers during a clash in the West Bank town of Nablus
Anxious Israeli troops hunted wanted Palestinian militants

Palestinians attack an Israeli army jeep with stones in the West Bank town of Qalqiliya  on Thursday
They were met with resistance from stone-throwers...

Two armed Palestinians walk along a street near the scene of a gun battle with Israeli soldiers, in the West Bank town of Nablus
... and those with more serious weapons

Israeli soldiers take position behind their jeeps during clashes in the West Bank town of Ramallah on Thursday
Soldiers took cover behind their vehicles...

Palestinians look from the outside at bullet holes in the window to the guard position at a hospital in the West Bank city of Ramallah
... and did find some of their targets...

Palestinian mourners carry the body of the Palestinian militant leader Hamza Abu Roub
...including a local Islamic Jihad leader...

Palestinians stand in front of the two-story house of Palestinian militant leader, Hamza Abu Roub
...whose house Israeli troops then partly destroyed

Palestinians mourn the death of Maadi Samir Abu Obeid in the West Bank city of Ramallah 26 December 2002
At least one bystander was killed, Palestinians say, leaving friends in grief

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