Israeli troops kill Palestinian teen in West Bank clash -Palestinian officials

July 23, 2021 5:20 PM EDT

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during a clash in the occupied West Bank on Friday, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.

The violence erupted at a protest against Israeli settlements near the city of Ramallah

Witnesses said a crowd of young Palestinians hurled stones at Israeli forces, who in turn opened fire.

A 17-year Palestinian was shot and later died of his wounds, the Health Ministry said.

The Israeli army had no immediate comment on the incident.

(Reporting by Ali Sawafta and Nidal al-Mughrabi; Editing by Sandra Maler)



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