Two Palestinian teenagers killed by Israeli troops

Sergio Conner
January 13, 2018

Clashes between Palestinians protesting U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and Israeli forces left dozens injured Friday, Palestinian health officials said.

Soldiers open fire on stone-throwing demonstrators in Gaza and the West Bank, killing two teens and wounding others.

The mission of the European Union in Ramallah and Jerusalem on Friday expressed its concern after the recent arrests of Palestinian minors by Israeli authorities and the death of a teenager shot by Israeli forces.

In December, the Israel Security Agency documented a near tripling of terrorist attacks against Israelis last month, reaching a two-year high of 249 incidents.

Ali Omar Kino, also 16, was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at a Nablus hospital with a gunshot wound to his head, Ma'an also reported.

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Strict measures have been imposed on tens of thousands of Palestinians following the killing of an Israeli rabbi in a drive-by shooting in the West Bank this week.

Palestinians burn portraits of President Donald Trump, and the USA and Israeli flag during protest against Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital in Rafah the southern Gaza on Friday.

The move ended decades of Washington's neutrality on Jerusalem, a key issue in the Palestine-Israel conflict and caused global outrage at what analysts describe as a flagrant violation of Palestinian sovereignty and a blow to their right to statehood.

Israeli fire has killed 16 Palestinians since Trump's Jerusalem announcement. Israeli jurisdiction and ownership of Jerusalem, however, is not recognised by the global community.

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