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Israel Shoots Dead 17-Year-old Palestinian American in Occupied West Bank

HeadlineFeb 14, 2024

The U.S. State Department has confirmed a 17-year-old Palestinian American teenager with U.S. citizenship was shot dead on Saturday in the town of Biddu in the occupied West Bank. According to the group Defense for Children International, Mohammad Ahmed Mohammad Khdour was shot in the head by Israeli forces while he was sitting in a car with a relative in a wooded area where local residents often pick mushrooms and sage. Mohammad was a senior in high school. Israeli forces and settlers have killed 98 Palestinian children in the occupied West Bank since October 7. Another U.S. citizen, 17-year-old Palestinian American Tawfiq Hafez Ajjaq, was shot dead last month.

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