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State of Palestine: Mother of 16 y/o killed by IDF mourns son’s death02:55

State of Palestine: Mother of 16 y/o killed by IDF mourns son’s death

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Gaza
September 10, 2018 at 01:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

The mother of 16-year-old Palestinian Ahmed Masabah Abu Tuyur, who was deadly injured on September 7 by the Israel Defence Forces during a 'March for Return' protest on the Gaza-Israel criticised leaders "with ties and suits" for "not standing" with the Palestinian people, speaking in an interview from xx on Sunday.

"Everyone knows that Ahmed goes to the demonstration and dances in front of the soldiers, even if he holds a stone, is it a grenade? Then he gets shot and screams loudly that his voice shakes all Palestinian factions, but the leaders are not standing with us," Oum Mohammed said.

"I saw the leaders wearing suits and ties and taking pictures there, and I tell those leaders instead of taking pictures far away why don't you go inside near the fence, why do you stay far away? And we are still the sad Palestinian people," she added.

Abu Tuyur is the second teenager to be killed during the 'March for Return' protests along the Gaza-Israel border over the past week.

A video published on the internet showed Abu Tuyur waving his arms and throwing a rock at Israeli soldiers before being shot. He died of his wounds the next day.

State of Palestine: Mother of 16 y/o killed by IDF mourns son’s death02:55
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The mother of 16-year-old Palestinian Ahmed Masabah Abu Tuyur, who was deadly injured on September 7 by the Israel Defence Forces during a 'March for Return' protest on the Gaza-Israel criticised leaders "with ties and suits" for "not standing" with the Palestinian people, speaking in an interview from xx on Sunday.

"Everyone knows that Ahmed goes to the demonstration and dances in front of the soldiers, even if he holds a stone, is it a grenade? Then he gets shot and screams loudly that his voice shakes all Palestinian factions, but the leaders are not standing with us," Oum Mohammed said.

"I saw the leaders wearing suits and ties and taking pictures there, and I tell those leaders instead of taking pictures far away why don't you go inside near the fence, why do you stay far away? And we are still the sad Palestinian people," she added.

Abu Tuyur is the second teenager to be killed during the 'March for Return' protests along the Gaza-Israel border over the past week.

A video published on the internet showed Abu Tuyur waving his arms and throwing a rock at Israeli soldiers before being shot. He died of his wounds the next day.

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