Family of New Orleans boy killed by Israeli troops: 'The kid hadn't begun to know his life yet'

October 25, 2014 5:55 AM

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The city's Islamic community was left stunned Friday following news that a Palestinian-American boy with New Orleans roots was shot and killed by Israeli military in the West Bank.

According to a Reuters report, Orwah Hammad, 14, was shot in the head Friday after a clash with Israeli troops in a village about 20 miles north of Jerusalem.

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