Israeli forces kill young Palestinian near Nablus

Israeli forces kill young Palestinian near Nablus

Israeli soldiers killed, on Friday, a young Palestinian man at the weekly protest in Beita town, southeast of Nablus in the northern occupied West Bank, medical sources have confirmed.

AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Israeli soldiers killed, on Friday, a young Palestinian man at the weekly protest in Beita town, southeast of Nablus in the northern occupied West Bank, medical sources have confirmed.

The head of the Emergency and Ambulance Department at the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS), Ahmad Jibril, told the Palestinian News & Information Agency (WAFA) that the Israel army opened live fire at non-violent demonstrators on Sbeih Mountain, killing one young man, and causing at least sixty-eight cases of inhalation injuries from tear gas.

The slain young man, identified as Jamil Abu Ayyash, 31, was struck in the head with a live round, and transferred by ambulance to hospital, where he was pronounced dead due to his critical wounds shortly after arrival.

Palestinian youths have been protesting for months in rejection of Israel’s expansion of its illegal colonies in the occupied West Bank in contravention of International Law.

Earlier in the day, soldiers accompanied bulldozers which razed a power network and roads leading to the protest site, in addition to uprooting olive trees on Palestinian-owned land, Quds News Network reported.

It is worth mentioning that the funeral ceremony of the slain young man was held, on Friday evening, in his town, with the participation of hundreds of Palestinians, including social figures.

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