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Palestinian Mohammed Abu-Awad, 19, injured by Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint near Ramallah earlier, receives treatment in hospital in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Monday, March 5, 2012. A young Palestinian man throwing rocks at solders had his skull smashed by a tear gas canister fired by an Israeli soldier Monday, an eyewitness and a medical official said. Abu-Awad was one of some two dozen young men who were throwing rocks at soldiers at an Israeli checkpoint. Photo by Issam Rimawi