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Palestinian teen injured critically in clashes in wake of official's death

(With SEC-MIDEAST-DEATH) RAMALLAH, Dec 10 (KUNA) -- A Palestinian 14-year-old boy sustained injuries described as critical after clashes with Israeli forces close to Jalazone Refugee Camp in Ramallah on Wednesday moments after an attack on a Palestinian official led to his death.
Raoof Snoubar was dealt a blow to the head which led to a broken skull. Another three Palestinians were also injured in a similar incident at a village in northern Ramallah.
The clashes come after the death of Palestinian official Ziad Abu Ein, who died shortly after being attacked by Israeli forces near a village in the West Bank.
Abu Ein was taking part in a peaceful protest against the confiscation of Palestinian land by Israeli settlers.
According to reports, the official was suffering from a heart condition, and a joint Israeli-Palestinian investigation into the incident is being carried out. (end) nq.sd