Police officer and Bedouin killed in home demolition clashes

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Officials and residents offer conflicting accounts of incident, which followed pre-dawn raid in village of Umm al-Hiran

A controversial Israeli police operation to demolish buildings in a Bedouin village in the country’s south to make way for a new Jewish town has ended with two fatalities – including an Israeli police officer – amid sharply conflicting versions of what occurred.

The pre-dawn raid by hundreds of armed police on the village of Umm al-Hiran in Negev – regarded as illegal by the Israeli courts – ended with a Bedouin man shot dead in his car and a police officer fatally run over.

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