A Palestinian youth was killed during an Israeli operation in the northern city of Jenin in the occupied West Bank. A spokesman for the Palestinian Ministry of Health said on Friday morning that the dead person’s name was Matin Dabaya (20). Al Jazeera news.
Ministry spokesman Mohammad Awadeh said the young man died from a bullet wound to the head.
The killings came shortly after dozens of Israeli armored vehicles stormed Jenin at 8 a.m. local time on Friday. At this time, the army clashed with Palestinian youths.
Abdullah Al-Ahmad, a 40-year-old doctor, was also seriously injured by a bullet in the head. He is currently in a critical condition at Jenin’s public hospital, Awaodeh said.
Video shared by local journalists showed Israeli forces firing on the ambulance crew.
At least five people were injured by live fire in Jenin on Friday morning, the health ministry said.
Earlier, state news agency Wafa announced that a Palestinian teenager was wounded and later died during an arrest by Israeli forces last month. The Palestinian Authority’s Detainee Commission identified the dead teenager as Mohammad Maher Ghawadreh (17).
The teenager, who was in the Jenin refugee camp, died while undergoing treatment at Israel’s Tel Hashomar Hospital. He was arrested on September 5 for allegedly opening fire on a bus full of Israeli soldiers in the occupied Jordan Valley. Seven people were injured in the incident.
At least 160 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, which have been illegally occupied since the beginning of the year, including 51 Palestinians during Israel’s three-day assault on Gaza in August, according to the Palestinian health ministry.
Israel conducts near-daily raids in the West Bank. These operations are being conducted mainly in the cities of Jenin and Nablus, and the Palestinian armed resistance is being organized there.
Local and international rights groups have condemned Israel for carrying out violence in the Palestinian territories it occupied in 1967.
According to Human Rights Watch, senior Israeli politicians have encouraged Israeli soldiers and police to kill Palestinians they suspect of attacking Israelis.
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights noted in the report that Israeli forces ‘often use firearms against Palestinians on suspicion or as a precautionary measure, in violation of international standards’.