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Ali Dawabsha autopsy confirms toddler was burned alive

An autopsy on the body of Ali Dawbsha, who was killed in a fire when suspected Jewish terrorists firebombed his family home in the West Bank village of Duma, confirms that the 18-month-old baby was burned alive.

According to Palestinian news agency Ma’an, PA Minister of Justice Salim al-Saqqa said there was soot inside the baby’s body, indicating that he was still alive when his body caught fire.

Saqqa said the body was “blackened, his features had melted, parts of his extremities disintegrated from the burns, while parts of the lungs and rib cage had melted,” according to Ma’an.

His mother, says Ma’an, is suffering third-degree burns covering 90 percent of her body, while the father has burns on 80% of his body and four-year-old Ahmed is suffering third-degree burns on 60% of his body.

A relative holds up a photo of a one-and-a-half year old boy, Ali Dawabsha, in the family house torched in a suspected attack by Jewish terrorists in Duma village near the West Bank city of Nablus, Friday, July 31, 2015. The boy died in the fire, his four-year-old brother and parents were badly hurt. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
A relative holds up a photo of a one-and-a-half year old boy, Ali Dawabsha, in the family house torched in a suspected attack by Jewish terrorists in Duma village near the West Bank city of Nablus, Friday, July 31, 2015. The boy died in the fire, his four-year-old brother and parents were badly hurt. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

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