Palestinian teen killed by troops during West Bank clash

A Palestinian teen has been shot and killed by Israeli forces after throwing stones during a violent protest in the West Bank south of Jerusalem, according to Israeli and Palestinian reports.

The man is identified as Qusay Hussein Umour, 18, according to the Tuqua municipality Facebook page.

According to Walla News, the incident occurred when a soldier responded with fire from a Ruger rifle during a clash, near the settlement of Tekoa in the Etzion bloc southeast of the capital.

According to Palestinian reports, he was hit with three bullets and rushed to a nearby hospital before being declared dead.

There is no immediate comment from the IDF.

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