Israeli troops kill Palestinian boy, 11, during clash with West Bank protesters, says relative
Published on Aug 10, 2014 7:17 PM
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian boy during a confrontation with rock-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank on Sunday, a relative who witnessed the incident said.
Mr Youssef al-Anati said his 11-year-old nephew, Khalil, was shot dead even though he was not taking part in the disturbances near the city of Hebron. The boy was taken to a local hospital, which said he had been hit in the back with a live bullet.
"Khalil was standing outside and at a distance some kids were throwing stones at the Israeli army," Mr al-Anati told Reuters. "Suddenly Khalil collapsed to the ground and we rushed to him; he was all covered in blood."
An Israeli military spokesman said she was checking the report.
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