Tragic death of Palestinian toddler sparks international outcry

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AMMAN — Muhammad Haitham al-Tamimi, a three-year-old Palestinian boy has died in the hospital, four days after he was shot in the head by Israeli soldiers last Thursday while in the car with his father in the West Bank.اضافة اعلان

His father, Haitham al-Tamimi suffered injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening, while his son remained in critical condition for four days until he was announced dead on Monday.

In a statement, the Tamimi family said that Mohammad died as a result of the crimes of the occupation, Haaretz reported.

Mohammad was laid to rest today following a funeral procession from Ramallah to his home village of Nabi Saleh.

In a statement by the Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday, they emphasized that Israel is responsible for the killing of 28 Palestinian children since the beginning of the year, asking for an international investigation, and for the International Court of Justice to take steps against Israel.

Meanwhile, Palestinian Authorities called the Israeli investigation as irrelevant as its only goal is to protect the political and military ranks in the occupation state.

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