Palestinian prisoner dies in Israel after long hunger strike


Palestinian Khader Adnan, an Islamic Jihad spokesman who went on a 66-day hunger strike while he was imprisoned in an Israeli jail. Adnan died in Israeli custody early Tuesday.

A high-profile Palestinian prisoner has died in Israeli custody after a months-long hunger strike. Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired rockets into southern Israel in response.

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