Palestinian teen killed after throwing firebombs


JERUSALEM (JTA) — A Palestinian teen shot by Israeli soldiers for allegedly throwing firebombs at a Jewish settlement died of his wounds.

The teen, whose age has been reported as between 14 and 17, died early Tuesday morning at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem.

The youth reportedly threw a Molotov cocktail at a guard post of the West Bank Jewish community of Beit El, near the Palestinian city of Ramallah.

The incident sparked more clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinians. 

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