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16-year-old Palestinian dies in Jerusalem refugee camp fire

A 16-year-old Palestinian teen burned to death in a fire that broke out overnight in the Shuafat refugee camp in east Jerusalem, Israel Police said Tuesday morning.

Police and Border Police forces rushed the boy, who was in critical condition, to a nearby hospital as emergency rescue services worked to extinguish the fire.

The teen died from his wounds in hospital. Police have opened an investigation into the incident.

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