Palestinian teen killed overnight in an alleged attempt to throw Molotov cocktail

PNN/ Jerusalem/

A Palestinian teen on Sunday overnight was announced dead of wounds he sustained when he allegedly tried to throw an explosive at an Israeli military outpost in Abu Dis town, east of Jerusalem, central West Bank.

Israeli media claimed that Mohammad Halabiyya, 16 attempted to plant explosives near the military outpost, when it prematurely exploded, causing him critical injuries. He was announced dead shortly after.

Other sources said that IOF have shot the boy when he was nearby the outpost, causing him critical wounds.

No soldiers were injured.

According to IMEMC, the Red Crescent sent medics rushed to the scene, but Israeli soldiers prevented them from approaching the Palestinian, and declared the area a closed military zone.

On Saturday evening, IOF returned the body of Roqayya Abu Eid (13) who was killed on Saturday by an armed Israeli guard of Anatot settlement northeast of Jerusalem.