RAMALLAH, June 25 (KUNA) -- A 16-year-old Palestinian youth on Saturday died of wounds sutained in a shooting by Israeli occupation forces in Silwad Town near Ramallah, according to Palestinian liaison office.
In a press statement the office, which monitors Palestinian civilians' affairs with Israeli occypation authorities, said that it was informed by the Israeli side that Abdullah Hammad had died of wounds.
Hammad was wounded by Israeli gunfire on Friday and then taken away by Israeli occupation forces before he was reported dead.
Hamad's body will be turned over to the Palestinian side later today, according to the office. (end)