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The death toll has risen to four as Israeli forces violently crack down on Palestinian protesters in besieged Gaza and the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Local media reported that an 18-year-old Palestinian, Muhammad Amin Aqel al-Adam, died after being shot by the Israeli military during Friday protests near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

Another Palestinian in the occupied West Bank was killed under similar circumstances hours earlier. Two Palestinians in the Gaza Strip died after being shot by Israeli forces during border protests.

The protests are in response to US President Donald Trump's recoginition of al-Quds (Jerusalem) as Israel's capital on December 6.

One of the men killed, 29-year-old Ibrahim Abu Thurayya, had lost his legs in previous Israeli offensives on the blockaded strip.

Palestinians have taken to social media to honour Abu Thurayya.

Palestinians are also sharing a video of slain protester Abu Thurayya calling on Palestinians to protest Trump's recognition of al-Quds as Israel's capital, a move that has been widely condemned by world leaders.

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