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Bullet from fatal shooting matches policeman’s gun

The Israel Police Forensic Department determines that a bullet fired at a Palestinian teenager during a West Bank riot in May matched the gun of a Border Policeman, according to Ynet.

The policeman was arrested last week for the fatal shooting of the Palestinian teenager on May 15 during Nakba Day disturbances.

The policeman will remain under arrest for another five days, following which he will be brought to trial.

An autopsy performed by Palestinian and Israeli pathologists in June found that one of the teens, Nadeem Siam Nawara, 17, was shot and killed in May’s Nakba Day rally in Beitunia near Ramallah by live fire.

The IDF, which maintained that only nonlethal dispersal methods were used by troops against the demonstration, declined to comment on the findings at the time.

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