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US demands ‘urgent’ Israeli probe into Palestinian-American teen’s death

US demands 'urgent' Israeli probe into Palestinian-American teen's death
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The United States on Monday demanded Israel launch an “urgent investigation” into the death of a 17-year-old Palestinian-American killed by alleged Israeli fire in the West Bank last week.

“We continue to engage closely with the Government of Israel to ascertain as much information as possible and we have called for an urgent investigation to determine the circumstance of his death,” State Department spokesman Vedant Patel told reporters.


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