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Palestinian killed by Israeli troops during funeral of boy shot by IDF

Shawkat Khalil Awad was shot during clashes that erupted between Palestinian mourners and Israeli troops.
Palestinian protestors clash with Israeli forces the funeral of a 20-year-old Palestinian, in the village of Beit Ummar, north of the West Bank City of Hebron, on July 30, 2021.

A Palestinian man was fatally shot by Israeli forces on Thursday amid clashes that erupted during the funeral of an 11-year-old boy killed by soldiers days earlier, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said. 

Palestinian health officials said Shawkat Khalil Awad, 20, sustained gunshot wounds in the head and stomach during confrontations with Israeli soldiers that broke out during the boy’s funeral in the West Bank town of Beit Ummar near Hebron. The Palestinian Red Crescent said Thursday that 12 other Palestinians were also wounded. 

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