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Palestinian teen shot to death by IDF amid manhunt to find soldier’s killer

(JTA) – Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian teen during clashes Wednesday morning, May 13, in a Palestinian refugee camp near Hebron. The troops were conducting a manhunt for the person who dropped a rock from the top of a home on Sgt. Amit Ben-Yigal a day earlier, killing him. Residents of the Al-Fawar refugee camp attacked the soldiers with firebombs and rocks; gunshots were heard during the clashes. The troops responded with live fire and riot dispersal methods, the IDF said.

The Palestinian Wafa news service reported that Zeid Fadel Qeisieh, 15, was shot in the head and killed during the clashes. One Israeli soldier was injured, according to the the IDF has mounted an extensive manhunt for the rock thrower.

Main Photo: IDF troops searching for terrorist who committed the shooting attack near Dolev(photo credit: IDF SPOKESPERSON’S UNIT)

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