Mohammad Abdallah Hamed, 16, died in Israeli custody after being shot close to the city of Silwad, Palestinian sources have mentioned.
A 16-year-old Palestinian teenager has died after being shot by Israeli troopers within the occupied West Financial institution, based on Palestinian officers.
Mohammad Abdallah Hamed was shot and wounded by Israeli gunfire on Friday night close to the city of Silwad, northeast of Ramallah, and was taken away by Israeli forces, the official Palestinian information company Wafa reported.
It mentioned the teenager died in Israeli custody, and that the military was anticipated to launch the physique in a while Saturday.
The Palestinian international ministry described his killing as an “execution”.
The mayor of Silwad mentioned residents had “introduced a common strike within the village denouncing this crime”.
The Israeli army mentioned troopers had fired at a bunch of Palestinians who had been throwing stones alongside a essential freeway. It confirmed capturing one individual, however gave no additional particulars on their situation or whereabouts.
“Troopers on the scene operated to cease the suspects in accordance with commonplace working procedures, utilizing dwell fireplace as a final resort,” it mentioned.
Greater than 60 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces this 12 months, lots of them in raids, based on the Palestinian well being ministry.
Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was killed by Israeli forces on Could 11 whereas she was overlaying a raid of Jenin, within the occupied West Financial institution.
Not less than 19 folks have been killed in Israel in assaults by Palestinian people since March.