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Israeli Soliders Stray Using Navigation App, 1 Palestinian Killed in Fray

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    In this Jan. 16, 2016 photo, a Palestinian walks on a newly-made section of a road that was financed by the European Union, on the outskirts of the West Bank village of Taqoa, near Bethlehem.

    A Palestinian was shot dead during a riot sparked when two Israeli soldiers got lost using a cellphone navigation app and strayed into refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, officials said Tuesday, NBC News reported. 

    The soldiers were not familiar with the area and the app took them the shortest possible route, which was directly through the refugee camp, said Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon.

    Clashes broke out after the two soldiers accidentally entered the Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem, on Monday night

    The Palestinian Ministry of Health said one Palestinian was shot and killed and four others were wounded by live ammunition. Another 12 were injured by rubber bullets, according to the ministry.