Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank: Ministry

AFP , Tuesday 12 Jan 2016

Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian during clashes in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, the Palestinian health ministry said.

"Young man killed after being shot in the chest by (Israeli) forces in Beit Jala," a ministry statement said, referring to the town south of Jerusalem in the occupied West Bank.

It later identified him as 21-year-old Suror Ahmad Abu Suror from Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem.

The Israeli army did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

*This story was edited by Ahram Online

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