Palestinian medical sources in Nablus, in the northern part of the West Bank, reported on Tuesday evening that a 17-year old youth was shot and killed by Israeli military fire in Aqraba village, near Nablus.

Shadi Isam Younis, 17, was shot dead after the army invaded the village as several youth hurled stones at the invading forces.

The army fired rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated bullets and gas bombs at the youth.

Two youth, identified as Dia’ Abu Mazin, 18, and Mustafa Jamil, 17, were moderately injured.

An Israeli army source claimed that soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian who hurled firebombs and a pipe bomb.