West Bank clashes intensify between Palestinians and Israeli forcesComments
Unrest in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem has intensified as a 24-hour strike is announced in Bethlehem.
The action was taken in response to the killing of a 13-year-old Palestinian boy during clashes with Israeli forces on Monday.
Palestinian teenager killed and scores wounded in West Bank clashes http://t.co/oLcT39iryApic.twitter.com/apx8CeyTk6— AJE News (@AJENews) October 4, 2015
He was reportedly shot in the chest.
As many as 170 Palestinians have been injured in the West Bank since Sunday.
Israeli troops kill Palestinian as West Bank clashes continue http://t.co/DkH1p4r0Ah via @alaraby_enpic.twitter.com/jefvdNlTiQ— Joe Catron (@jncatron) October 6, 2015
Thousands attended the funeral as the boy was laid to rest.
As the violence continues the Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu is coming under pressure from far-right elements to crack down hard on Palestinian protesters.
All of #Israel is mourning the death of young parents killed in a drive-by shooting. http://t.co/hRWTK7inVOpic.twitter.com/Qf53dRzbM3— CBN News (@CBNNews) October 2, 2015
Four Israelis have been killed in the latest spate of unrest.