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Israeli forces attack worshipers outside the al-Aqsa Mosque

Courtesy PressTV Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:33PM

Published on 23 Jul 2017

Two Palestinian teenagers have lost their lives during clashes with Israeli troops in the occupied territories. The Palestinian Health Ministry said a 17-year-old boy shot by Israeli regime forces succumbed to his wounds. He was critically injured by live fire east of Jerusalem al-Quds on Saturday.

Another Palestinian aged 18 died in a West Bank village when a petrol bomb he was planning to throw at Israeli forces exploded prematurely. These bring to six the number of Palestinians killed in the occupied territories over the past two days amid escalating tensions over restrictions at the al-Aqsa mosque.

Meanwhile, fresh skirmishes have erupted between Muslim worshipers and Israeli soldiers outside the compound. The statement came after two Palestinian teenagers succumbed to injuries they sustained during clashes in protest at Israel’s imposition of restrictive measures at the al-Aqsa Mosque compound, including the installment of metal detectors and cameras, following a deadly shooting attack more than a week ago…