Forensics report shows Palestinian rock-thrower was not shot by settler

January 14, 2009 15:08

The forensic institute at Abu Kabir on Wednesday announced that after conducting an autopsy it did not find any evidence indicating that a Palestinian youth who was allegedly killed by a settler the day before was indeed shot. The forensics exam did not uncover any gunshot wounds in the body of the youth, who had been throwing rocks at Israeli vehicles near the settlement of Emmanuel. Following the announcement, Police said that it would release a suspect in the alleged shooting from custody.

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