Israeli forces kill two Palestinian youths

Clay Curtis
February 11, 2019

PPS said at the Qalandiya military checkpoint, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah, two Palestinians were detained.

The body of Ori Ansbaher, 19, was found Thursday evening in the south of Jerusalem, and she was buried Friday in the Israeli settlement of Tekoa.

Since Palestinians began holding almost-daily rallies along the buffer zone in March of a year ago, Israeli forces have killed more than 250 Palestinians and wounded more than 25.000, including children, women, and elders, according to the Ministry of Health.

Israeli forces detained at least nine Palestinians, including a minor, across the occupied West Bank, on predawn Sunday. One Israeli soldier has died.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commended the security forces for "apprehending - within a few hours - the abhorrent murderer".

Israeli forces attacked Palestinian citizens Friday at different points in the blockaded Gaza Strip.

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"He was everything handsome at home; his voice, his happiness fills the house". He was hit with a bullet in the neck.

Shin Bet said the suspect left his home in the Palestinian city of Hebron carrying a knife, saw the victim in the forest and killed her.

Israel blames Gaza's Hamas rulers for orchestrating regular Friday demonstrations known as the "Great March of Return" now in their 46th week in a row.

In return, the soldiers fired dozens of tear gas canisters at the demonstrators, who suffered suffocation after inhaling the tear gas, according to field paramedics, adding that the soldiers opened fire at demonstrators who approached the fence of the border.

UNICEF condemned the killing of the two Palestinians, warning of the significant violence Palestinian children endure.

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