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    Israeli border police deadly shot a 16-year-old Palestinian teenager armed with two knives.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Israeli border police deadly shot a 16-year-old Palestinian teenager armed with two knives after he ignored several warnings at a checkpoint, a police spokeswoman said Saturday, as cited by local newspaper.

    The incident took place at a-Zayyim checkpoint at the outskirts of east Jerusalem early Saturday, when the minor tried to attack soldiers on duty, Luba Samri said as quoted by the Jerusalem Post newspaper.

    The law enforcement fired warning shots before killing the teenager, according to the police.

    Tensions between Israeli and Palestinians mounted again on Friday, after a rocket was fired from Hamas-controlled territory of Gaza for the first time since the beginning of the year.

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