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US condemns revenge killing of Palestinian teen

Palestinians hurl stones, as smoke rises from tires they have set ablaze, during clashes with Israeli police in Shuafat, an Arab suburb of occupied Jerusalem July 2, 2014. (REUTERS/Ammar Awad)

WASHINGTON: The United States condemned Wednesday the killing of a Palestinian youth in apparent revenge for the murders of three Israeli teenagers, warning acts of vengeance would worsen an explosive situation.

"There are no words to convey adequately our condolences to the Palestinian people," Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement.

 

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