Israel: IDF Shoot 10-Year-Old Palestinian Child in Neck Near Military Checkpoint

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From an article in The International Business Times:

A 10-year-old Palestinian child has been shot and seriously wounded by Israel Defence Forces (IDF) soldiers after he approached a military checkpoint.

The unnamed boy approached the southern fence of the Kissufim checkpoint where loitering is outlawed, according to the Jerusalem Post.

Following the shooting, the boy was treated on the scene by the Israeli troops and flown by helicopter to Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba.