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Israeli officer's tweets spark outrage
Comments posted on Twitter about the killing of a Palestinian protester causes controversy.
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2011 20:27

An Israeli army officer's controversial comments posted on Twitter about the killing of a Palestinian protester has sparked much outrage.

Mustafa Tamimi, a 28-year-old, died soon after being hit directly in the face by an tear gas canister shot by an Israeli soldier at close range.

Cal Perry reports from Jerusalem.

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Al Jazeera
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