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Israeli army kills Palestinian youth in West Bank

Israeli forces in Ramallah, West Bank on November 11, 2021. [Issam Rimawi - Anadolu Agency]
Israeli soldier in Ramallah, West Bank on 11 November 2021 [Issam Rimawi/Anadolu Agency]

A Palestinian youth was killed by the Israeli army on Friday in northern West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry said, and reported by Anadolu News Agency.

In a statement, the Ministry said Amir Atef Rayyan from Qarawat Bani Hassan town was shot dead by the Israeli soldiers in Salfit city.

According to the Israeli army, Rayyan was shot dead for allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack.

The Israeli army has killed 324 Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza Strip from the beginning of 2021 until 20 December, according to data compiled by the United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

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