2 Palestinians killed by Israeli fire in West Bank clashes: Media

Relatives mourn the death of Palestinian teenager Mohammed al-Haddad, who was killed by Israeli fire. (File photo: AFP)

A Palestinian wounded in clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank town of Jenin has died of his injuries, bringing to two the number killed on Thursday, the Palestinian health ministry said.

Palestinian security sources said the man was a member of the Palestinian security forces, who was hit as he stood outside a police station in the town.

Earier on Thursday, Israeli forces shot dead a 19-year-old whom the Palestinians identified as Yazan Abu Tabikh. He was killed and seven others injured when clashes broke out after Israeli forces entered the city to demolish a house, official media WAFA and a security source said.

On Wednesday, another Palestinian teenager was killed by Israeli fire during clashes in the southern West Bank, the Palestinian health ministry said.

“Mohammed al-Haddad, 17, was killed by a bullet that penetrated his heart in clashes with occupation (forces) in the area of Bab al-Zawya in Hebron,” a ministry statement said.

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