Palestinian teen killed by Israeli forces was ‘no threat’

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Al-Araby

A Palestinian teenager who was shot dead by Israeli forces late last week posed no danger when he was killed while on his way to his grandmother’s house, witnesses say. Zayd Mohammed Ghouneim, 14, was shot in the neck on Friday in the Al-Khader district south of Bethlehem and died in hospital shortly after. The Israeli army attempted to justify the killing by saying they only targeted “suspects” who “hurled rocks and Molotov cocktails” at its soldiers during a protest in solidarity with slain Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh. However, witnesses say he was not involved in the protests a…

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