Occupation Forces Kill One Palestinian, Shoot and Injure Others in the West Bank


Israeli forces shot and killed, on Sunday, a Palestinian man near the Apartheid wall, located south of Qalqilia in the northern occupied West Bank, the Ministry of Health has confirmed.

Nabil Ahmad Ghanem, 53 – WAFA

Palestinian workers were attempting to cross the “Jaljulia” gate of the illegal Apartheid wall, on Sunday morning, when occupation forces opened fire towards them, shooting and killing Nabil Ahmad Ghanem, 53.

The body of the slain man, who is a resident of Surra village, west of Nablus in the northern West Bank, is being withheld by the Israeli army at Meir Hospital in Kefar Saba in central Israel.

Due to the lack of work in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian workers are forced to risk their lives crossing the separation barrier to enter Israel, in order to reach their places of employment.

In related news, Israeli forces opened fire and chased a group of Palestinian workers near Tarqumiyah town, northwest of Hebron in the southern occupied West Bank as they attempted to pass through the Tarqumiyah checkpoint to go to their workplaces inside Israel.

Soldiers shot and injured one Palestinian young man in the foot with a live round and another suffered fractures from a fall while soldiers were pursuing them.

Both of the injured workers were transferred to hospital for medical intervention.

Meanwhile, in the northern part of the West Bank, occupation troops fired tear gas canisters at Palestinian workers near the Taybeh military checkpoint, south of Tulkarem.

Soldiers fire tear gas at workers in Tulkarem – WAFA – Facebook

Palestinian civilians attempted to cross through the Apartheid wall to reach their workplaces inside Israel when soldiers opened fire with tear gas, causing several people to suffer the toxic effects of tear gas inhalation.

Furthermore, Israeli forces detained 13 Palestinian civilians from Barta’a town, southwest of Jenin, a town which lies on both sides of the Green Line, the west inside Israel, and the east in the occupied Palestinian territories.

According to Montaser Samour, the Jenin director of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS), soldiers stormed and searched a residential building, taking 13 men into custody for interrogation.

Sources: WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA, WAFA

Photo: WAFA

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