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Funeral Held for Man Killed by Israel Troops in the West Bank

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▶️ Hundreds of mourners attended the funeral, Monday, November 11, of a 22-year-old man who was killed during clashes with Israeli troops in the West Bank.
👉 An amateur video indicated the man was unarmed and not participating in the unrest when he was shot. The Israeli military said it was investigating.
The Palestinian Health Ministry said Omar Badawi, 22, was shot in the chest during the confrontation in the Aroub refugee camp, near the city of Hebron, and later died of his wounds.The Israeli military said that troops had arrived in the refugee camp after Palestinians threw rocks and firebombs at a nearby highway. The army says soldiers came under attack by a large group of Palestinians throwing stones and firebombs and responded with tear gas and live fire. It could not confirm whether or not Badawi was involved. (AP)
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https://www.voanews.com/middle-east/video-raises-questions-about-israeli-shooting-palestinian

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