Israeli settler, soldier shoot dead 17-year-old Palestinian-American boy

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Israeli settler, soldier shoot dead 17-year-old Palestinian-American boy

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Ramallah, January 20, 2024—A 17-year-old Palestinian-American child was shot and killed in the occupied West Bank yesterday as an Israeli settler and soldiers opened fire on him.

Tawfiq Hafez Tawfiq Ajaq, 17, was shot and killed around 2:15 p.m. on January 19 in Al-Mazra’a Al-Sharqiya, east of Ramallah in the central occupied West Bank, according to documentation collected by Defense for Children International – Palestine. Tawfiq, who is a U.S. citizen,  was in his car when an Israeli settler, also in a car, arrived and began firing live ammunition from about 100 meters (328 feet) away. Tawfiq drove away while the Israeli settler followed, continuing to shoot toward Tawfiq. Then, an Israeli military vehicle appeared from the opposite direction and opened fire on Tawfiq’s car from a distance of about 50 to 70 meters (164 to 230 feet). Tawfiq’s car then veered off and overturned. Israeli forces surrounded Tawfiq’s car and prevented people from reaching him for about 15 minutes,

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