Premium Content

Israel martyrs Palestinians in a West Bank operation

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

NABLUS: Israeli soldiers shot and killed a Palestinian fighter in the West Bank on Wednesday, according to the Palestinian health ministry, as the army reported coming under fire during an operation.

The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade, the military branch of Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas’ Fatah faction, identified the deceased as a member.

“Ahmed Amer Salim Abu Junaid, 21, succumbed to serious wounds after being shot in the head by the occupation this morning in Balata refugee camp in Nablus,” the health ministry said in a statement.

Clashes began early Wednesday as troops entered the camp, according to the army. “Several individuals shot at (Israeli) soldiers, who retaliated with live fire,” according to the statement, implying that one person was hit.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest Videos