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Israel kills 2 Palestinians, including minor, in Jenin

July 13, 2017 at 2:23 am

JENIN, WEST BANK – JULY 12: (EDITORS NOTE: Image depicts death) Palestinians carry the dead bodies of 15 year old Palestinian Aws Salame and 20 year old Saad Salah, who were killed by Israeli forces during a raid to Jenin Refugee Camp, in Jenin, West Bank on July 12, 2017. ( Issam Rimawi – Anadolu Agency )

Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian minor and another man after a violent military raid into Jenin refugee camp in the northern occupied West Bank erupted into clashes early yesterday morning.

Two other Palestinians were injured during the raid.

Medical sources at Khalil Suleiman governmental hospital said that 17-year-old Aws Muhammad Youssif Salameh died in the hospital after succumbing to a gunshot wound.

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The Palestinian Red Crescent told Ma’an that 20-year-old Saad Nasser Hassan Abd Al-Fattah Salah was shot and killed by Israeli forces at the scene of the clashes. He reportedly sustained bullets to his head and chest.

Medical sources said two other Palestinian youths were being treated after being moderately injured during the clashes. One had an expanding “dumdum” bullet lodged in his leg, and the other was injured by shrapnel.

A funeral was held for Salameh and Salah later on in the day. The procession set off from the front of the Khalil Suleiman hospital and continued across Jenin city.

According to the Israeli army, no one was detained during the raid.