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7-Year-Old Palestinian Boy Dies After Being Chased by Israeli Soldiers

HeadlineOct 03, 2022

In news from the occupied West Bank, hundreds of mourners gathered Friday for the funeral of a 7-year-old Palestinian boy named Rayyan Suleiman, who suffered a heart attack after being chased by Israeli soldiers. His father, Yasser Suleiman, spoke on Friday.

Yasser Suleiman: “My son was walking back from school with other pupils. The soldiers were in the area, but there were no clashes. They were chasing students until they reached my home. When they reached my home, they wanted to detain Rayyan’s brothers, my two older sons. When Rayyan heard about the detaining process, he went to another entrance for our home and was scared. Then I found him dead on the spot.”

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