Israeli forces have killed a Palestinian teenager during violent clashes in the occupied West Bank, medics have said.

Muhammad Qadus had been taking part in a demonstration on Saturday, in which stones were thrown at Israeli soldiers in the West Bank city of Nablus.

Palestinian hospital officials said the 16-year-old was struck in the heart by a bullet fired by Israeli forces.

Qadus was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at a local hospital.

Medical sources said that the Red Crescent ambulance sent to collect him was delayed by Israeli forces.

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