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Abu Dhabi, UAETuesday 19 February 2019

Palestinian teen, 15, shot dead by Israeli military in West Bank raid

Israeli military said they use 'riot disposal means' against protesters

The National
The National

A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli military in Bethlehem in the West Bank, sources in the Palestinian ministry of health say.

Arkan Mizher, 15, was killed by Israeli forces during protests in the Dheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem, southern West Bank, the ministry said.

The Israeli army said it entered the camp to arrest two people suspected of attacks and planned to use "riot-disposal means" against protesters.

The Israeli army said it responded with live fire after protesters attacked them with rocks, fire-bombs and grenades.

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