Israeli troops kill Palestinian teens in W.Bank protests

Palestinian protesters block Route 60, the main Jewish settler road in the West Bank on July 25, 2014, in the Beit Omar villageIsraeli troops shot dead two Palestinian teenagers Saturday in continuing West Bank protests over Israel’s Gaza military campaign, Palestinian security officials told AFP. They said Nasri Mahmud Paqatqa, 16, was killed and five others wounded in a clash at the village of Beit Fajar, south of Bethlehem and 18-year-old Bassem Abu Rub died in a protest at the Jalama military checkpoint in the northern West Bank. On Friday five Palestinians were killed in the West Bank in separate clashes. In the first incident, three Palestinian men were shot dead by troops while protesting against the conflict in Gaza in the village of Beit Ummar near the flashpoint southern city of Hebron, Palestinian security sources said.

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