Israel seeks to extend US teen’s detention

TEHRAN, July 6 (MNA) – Israeli regime puts American teenager arrested during protests over the killing of a Palestinian youth on trial.

Israeli police has called on court to extend detention of 15-year-old Tariq Abu Khdeir. Florida student’s parents say their son was beaten by Israeli forces during clashes. Clashes erupted after, according to Palestinians, Israeli settlers killed a Palestinian youth in a ‘revenge attack.’

The US State Department said it was “profoundly troubled” by reports of his beating and demanded an investigation.

By Mehr News Agency

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