Palestinian Boy Shot by Israelis in West Bank Dies: PA Ministry

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A Palestinian boy wounded by Israeli army fire in the West Bank on Wednesday has died from his wounds, the Palestinian health ministry said.

Mohamad al-Alami, 12, died in the town of Beit Omar, to the northwest of Hebron, after he was shot in the chest while sitting in a stationary car with his father, the ministry said in a statement.

An Israeli military spokesperson said the army was looking into the incident,The Times of Israelreported

He is the second young Palestinian to die of wounds allegedly sustained by Israeli fire in days.J

On Saturday a 17-year-old Palestinian died from wounds he received the day before.

Mohammed Munir al-Tamimi, who suffered gunshot wounds to the stomach, died in hospital a day after violence in the flashpoint Palestinian village of Beita, the Palestinian health ministry said, .

Hundreds of Palestinians had gathered on Friday afternoon in Beita, a hot spot in recent months, to protest against the outpost settlement of Eviatar, located nearby.

The clashes between Palestinians and Israeli soldiers and resulted in 320 Palestinians being wounded, according to the Red Crescent.

Also yesterday a 41-year-old Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli troops in circumstances the army is investigating.

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