Palestinian officials Friday said Israeli troops killed a teenager and an adult in the occupied West Bank.

Qais Fathi Nasrallah, 16, was killed by Israeli troops in Tulkarem refugee camp in the northern West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry in Ramallah said.

The official Palestinian news agency Wafa said he died after being "shot in the head by Israeli live gunfire." It was unclear when he actually died.

Salim Faisal Ghanem, 30, was "killed by Israeli troops" Friday in the nearby Nur Shams camp, Wafa said.

The Palestinian Red Crescent confirmed the death of one but did not identify who it was, adding that two others were also wounded by gunshots.

Israeli forces were still present in Nur Shams camp Friday afternoon and an AFP journalist saw armoured vehicles driving through the streets.

At least 469 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli troops or settlers in the West Bank since the Hamas storming of Israel in the first week of October, according to Palestinian official sources.

Meanwhile, the UAE Friday said it had launched a major relief operation in the Gaza Strip's bombed out second city of Khan Yunis, where it plans to rehabilitate a key hospital.

"A team of volunteers headed to Khan Yunis on a wide-scale field relief tour, during which they provided the necessary support to Palestinian families with the support of the UAE," a statement carried by the official WAM news agency said.

"The UAE is seeking to rehabilitate the Nasser Medical Complex in Khan Yunis city in the coming period, so that it can return to work," WAM said.
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