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  תמוז 14, 5776 , 20/07/16

Palestinians claim Border Police killed 12 year-old boy

Palestinians claim that a boy was killed by Border Police in al-Ram, a neigborhood of Jerusalem.

The boy, Muhey al-Tabakhi, 12, died in a Palestinian hospital after being struck in the chest by a projectile. He died of heart failure, reports the Palestinian health ministry.

A police spokeswoman rejected the claim, explaining that Border Police officers used only tear gas and stun grenades after a gasoline bomb was thrown at them.

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