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Critically injured child shot during an IOF assault on Deheisheh refugee camp dies of his wounds

Posted On: 16-01-2023 | National News , Human Rights
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The 14-year-old child who was critically injured this morning during an Israeli army assault on Deheisheh refugee camp in the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem, has died of his wounds, according to the Ministry of Health.

The Ministry said Omar Khaled Khmour  14 year old was shot by a live bullet in the head and was in critical condition at hospital until he was pronounced dead.

Local Palestinian sources said that a Israeli army unit raided Deheisheh camp and searched homes to arrest activists.

During the raid, camp youths pelted the forces with stones, who replied by firing live ammunition and tear gas canisters at the youths.

Khmour is the fourth child killed by Israeli forces out of a total of 14 Palestinians killed since the start of this year.

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