Teenage Palestinian Killed by Israeli Troops
Israeli forces shot and killed a 13-year-old boy in a village near the West Bank city of Ramallah on Thursday.
The Guardian reports:
Bahaa Badr was shot in the chest on Thursday evening during clashes between protesters and Israeli forces who entered Beit Liqya near the separation wall with Israel.
According to reports, soldiers opened fire after demonstrators threw stones and Molotov cocktails at three Israel army Jeeps that entered the village west of Ramallah.
It is still unclear whether Badr took part in the clashes, which the Israeli army described as an “illegal riot”.
A representative of the Israeli military said soldiers were forced to fire at the boy when he threw a firebomb at them. The director of the hospital where Badr was admitted said he died two hours after he was shot in the chest three times.
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