Israeli forces kill 14-year-old Palestinian boy in West Financial institution’s Jenin

The ministry reported 14-year-old Qusai Radwan Waked died “because of being critically wounded within the stomach by dwell fireplace from the occupation (Israel)” in Jenin, a metropolis within the northern West Financial institution.

The military mentioned Israeli forces had been shot at whereas they had been making an attempt to arrest an alleged Palestinian militant, whereas “explosive gadgets and rocks” had been additionally thrown at them.

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“We’re conscious of the experiences concerning quite a lot of armed people who received injured in the course of the change of fireplace,” a military assertion mentioned, including that no troops had been damage.

An AFP photographer noticed {the teenager}’s physique wrapped in a sheet and being carried on a stretcher.

The newest killing comes as violence flares within the West Financial institution, which has been occupied by Israel because the 1967 Six-Day Battle.

This 12 months there have been 46 Palestinian fatalities, together with attackers, militants and civilians, based on an AFP tally primarily based on official statements.

9 Israeli civilians and one Ukrainian have been killed over the identical interval.

Elsewhere within the northern West Financial institution on Sunday, Palestinian mourners gathered for the funeral of a 27-year-old man shot useless allegedly by an Israeli settler.

Mithkal Suleiman Rayyan was shot within the head Saturday close to the village of Qarawat Bani Hassan, the place the military reported “heavy clashes between dozens of Palestinians and Israeli civilians.”

Attia Asi, who witnessed the killing, mentioned the capturing occurred earlier than troopers arrived.

“To start with it was within the air, then it turned towards the (Palestinian) guys, aiming to kill,” he informed AFP on the funeral.

The newest raid in Jenin by Israeli forces led to the arrest of Jebril Zubeidi, who the army mentioned is accused of “terrorist exercise in opposition to safety forces and planning assaults.”

Town’s deputy governor, Kamal Abu al-Rub, mentioned Jebril Zubeidi is the brother of jailed Zakaria Zubeidi, who headed the armed wing of the Fatah motion of Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas.

Zakaria Zubeidi was the alleged mastermind of a daring jail break in 2021, wherein he and 5 fellow Palestinians escaped a high-security facility in northern Israel earlier than being recaptured.

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