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Attacks by Palestinians on suspected Arab collaborators in the Israeli-occupied territories continued, as an Arab West Bank physician was stabbed and seriously wounded and assailants threw acid in the faces of two Arab doctors in the Gaza Strip. Four Arabs suspected of aiding Israeli authorities have been killed in the last week. In the West Bank town of Janin, an assailant ambushed the head of the local health department, Dr. Ahmed Nayef Istaiteh, 45, outside his office and stabbed him in the chest, stomach and right arm, hospital officials said. In the Gaza Strip, two Arab doctors from Nasser Hospital in Khan Yunis suffered eye and face injuries after masked assailants threw acid at them.


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