Palestinian with toy gun shot dead

Israeli soldiers kill 15-year-old boy in Hebron mistaking him for a gunman.

    Israeli soldiers frequently raid West Bank towns in search of armed fighters [AFP]

    A Palestinian source initially said there had been a gun battle, but later said Palestinians had not fired.
     
    Israeli soldiers frequently raid West Bank towns in search of armed fighters suspected of involvement in attacks against Israelis or in planning violence.
     
    Hebron is particularly tense, as several hundreds of Jewish settlers live among tens of thousands of Palestinians in a city regarded as holy by Jews, Muslims and Christians.
     
     

    SOURCE: Agencies


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