Palestinian youth reportedly shot dead by IDF troops near Ramallah
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Palestinian youth reportedly shot dead by IDF troops near Ramallah

Teenager rushed to hospital where he later died of his wounds, Palestinian media report; IDF looking into incident

Illustrative photo of IDF troops simulating fighting. (photo credit: Edi Israel/Flash90)
Illustrative photo of IDF troops simulating fighting. (photo credit: Edi Israel/Flash90)

A Palestinian teenager was shot dead by IDF troops Saturday, Palestinian media reported.

The incident reportedly took place in the Jelazoun refugee camp near Ramallah.

The IDF Spokesperson’s Office would neither confirm nor deny the incident, telling The Times of Israel that the military was looking into the report.

According to Army Radio citing Palestinian media sources, the youth was shot in the back while he was walking near a school in the camp, and later died of his wounds in hospital.

The Palestinian Maan news agency identified the youth as Wajih Wajdi al-Ramahi, 14. His family told Maan that their son was “executed” by the Israeli military.

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