Israeli soldiers has shot and killed two Palestinian teenagers on Thursday in continued violence in occupied territories.
For decades, Jerusalem has kindled tensions between Israelis and Palestinians.
According to reports, Palestinian teen from the Gaza Strip killed in east of the Burij refugee camp. He shot to dead with a live round that fired into his chest. Three other also sustains injuries with one is in critical condition.
An Israeli military reporter briefed that violent riots involved rock-throwing youth. They erupted at two places along the Gaza border wherein some 50 Palestinians got involved. Soldiers opened fire on them because Palestinians posed a threat.
However, Denny Cormier said that the Israeli troops knew well that the children couldn’t pose a serious threat. Denny Cormier is a pro-Palestinian activist who lived in Gaza during the 2014 war.
Another 16-year-old boy died after Israeli troops shot him as Palestinians pelted them with stones in the West Bank village of Iraq Burin.
Ghassan Daghlas, who observe illegal Israeli settlement in northern West Bank told that Soldiers operating a checkpoint outside the village opened fire without warning.
Israeli settlements break up the Fourth Geneva Convention, which conditions that an occupying power cannot handover its population into the territory it inhabits.
Since December, tensions after US President Donald Trump announcement that ‘Washington recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel’ has increased.
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