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  1/15/2013, Shevat 4, 5773

PA Claims Youth Shot by IDF near Ramallah

Palestinian Authority sources claim that a 16-year-old boy named Samir Awad was shot to death by the Israel Defense Forces, Tuesday morning, near the separation fence in the village of Boudrous, near Ramallah. Agence France Presse reported that the IDF had no immediate comment.

AFP said the IDF denied, Tuesday, claims by Gaza Arabs that IDF fire was responsible for the death of a Gaza resident near the northern town of Beit Lahiya.