UN envoy demands probe into young Palestinian's death

UN Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov on Monday demanded an “independent investigation” after a Palestinian youth died following a weekend confrontation with Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank.Amer Abdel-Rahim Sanouber was pronounced dead on Sunday morning in a Ramallah hospital after being “beaten” around the neck, according to the Palestinian health ministry.Contacted by AFP, the Israeli army acknowledged that the teenager had been involved in an incident with soldiers but denied they beat him.It said soldiers had been sent on Saturday night to Turmus Ayya, a village north of Ramall…

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