Israeli military says Palestinian teen killed by mistake after stone throwing incident

June 21, 2016 1:14 PM

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JERUSALEM – A Palestinian teenager returning from a fun night out with his family at a local swimming pool was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers early Tuesday morning in what the Israeli military has now said appears to have been a mistake.

A statement from the Israeli army said that overnight three civilians were injured and multiple cars damaged after a number of Palestinian youths hurled rocks and firebombs at people traveling on Route 443. The road, which connects Israel’s main airport to Jerusalem, runs partially through the West ...

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