IDF says probing 10-year-old Palestinian boy’s death in West Bank clashes

Emanuel (Mannie) Fabian is The Times of Israel's military correspondent

The IDF says it is investigating the death of a Palestinian boy amid clashes in a West Bank village.

Earlier today, Palestinian media and the Yesh Din rights group reported that a 10-year-old boy, Amr Mohamed Najjar, was shot dead by IDF troops in Burin, close to Nablus.

In response to a query, the IDF says troops were operating in Burin when several suspects began to hurl stones at them.

The IDF says the soldiers returned fire, and a short while later it received reports of a Palestinian minor being hit.

“The circumstances of the incident are under investigation,” the IDF says.

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