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Two Palestinian teens shot dead during West Bank protest, doctors say
Two Palestinian teens shot dead during West Bank protest, doctors say

Two Palestinian teens were killed Thursday when Israeli soldiers opened fire on protesters near Ramallah marking  Nakba Day, commemorating the displacement of Palestinians during the 1948 war that followed Israel's creation. Doctors at the emergency ward at Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah said Muhammad Abu Daher, 15, and Nadim Nowarra, 17, where shot in the upper part of the body and killed instantly. The two, from Ramallah area villages, were among a group of Palestinians throwing rocks at Israeli soldiers at Ofer military prison bordering Ramallah. The Israeli army said rubber bullets were fired to help disperse a violent riot by about 150 Palestinians. Doctors at the...

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