Palestinian boy killed by Israeli fire after alleged attack
Arab News says a 14-year-old Palestinian boy was killed by Israeli gunfire in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, Palestinian health officials said, allegedly after throwing firebombs at passing Israeli vehicles.
The Palestinian Health Ministry said Mohammed Shehadeh was killed in Al-Khader, a town near Bethlehem. It gave no further details.
The Israeli military said soldiers opened fire after spotting three suspects throwing firebombs at passing traffic. It confirmed that troops fatally shot one of the suspects.
According to the army, the soldiers were in the area because there had been seven firebombing attacks over the past month.
FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND SHARE WTX NEWS WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY:
Facebook – Please like our page
Twitter – Twitter updates available in English and Arabic. Please follow us and we would love to hear from you
Instagram – Follow our pages in English and Arabic