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  Tamuz 24, 5773 , 02/07/13

Dura Update: PA Police Say Teen was Killed by IDF Jeep

Palestinian Authority police and witnesses said, Tuesday, that 19-year-old Moataz Sharawna died after being hit by an Israeli military jeep after several hours of clashes between stone throwers and troops which began at midnight in Dura, southwest of Hevron, according to Agence France PresseAn Israel military spokeswoman told AFP, that several people had begun climbing onto one of the army vehicles. She continued, "(The soldiers) warned the suspects and used riot dispersal means, and finally they responded with fire towards one of the suspects who was on the vehicle." The Israel Defense Forces are investigating the incident.

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