Israeli forces kill Palestinian boy: medics

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – Israeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian boy during clashes with stone-throwing protesters on Tuesday in the occupied West Bank, hospital officials and witnesses said.

Palestinian witnesses and medical officials said the 10-year-old boy had been shot in the head near the West Bank village of Nilin, where demonstrators gather almost daily to protest the construction of Israel’s barrier in the West Bank.

An Israeli military spokesman said he was checking the report.

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