RAMALLAH, June 21, 2016 (WAFA) – Israeli troops on Tuesday fatally shot a Palestinian teenager and injured four others near the village of Beit Luqia, west of Ramallah, according to medical sources.
The Ministry of Health said 15-year-old Mahmoud Rafat Badran was shot dead and four others injured by Israeli soldiers who opened live fire at them, allegedly while they were pelting stones at Israeli vehicles near the village of Beit Luqia.
The injured four were transferred to hospital for medical treatment, with their injuries ranging between moderate and serious.
More than 220 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces since October 2015. Over 17,000 others have been injured.