Illegal Israeli Settler Stabs and Kills Palestinian Man Near Salfit


An illegal Israeli settler stabbed and killed, on Tuesday, a Palestinian young man in Iskaka town, northeast of Salfit in the central occupied West Bank, the Ministry of Health has confirmed.

Ali Hassan Harb, 27 – WAFA

The slain young man was identified as Ali Hassan Harb, 27, was stabbed with a knife in the heart by an illegal Israeli colonizer under the full protection of the occupation army.

The incident occurred when Harb, along with other Palestinian residents in the area attempted to confront the settlers who set up a tent in the area in a prelude to taking over the land.

The uncle of the slain young man, Naim Harb, stated that shepherds west of the village of Al-Harayeq made a call for help confronting the settlers who set up a tent in the area.

Harb added that his nephew Ali, along with his cousins and other youths gathered to resist the colonial takeover of Palestinian-owned land.

He stated that around 15 settlers left the area when the group of Palestinians arrived, however they returned with more colonists and members of the occupation army and security forces of the nearby illegal Ariel colony.

One of the settlers advanced toward Harb, stabbing him directly in the heart, returning to the security of the soldiers who then assaulted residents and blocked their efforts to provide first aid to the seriously injured Harb.

Israeli soldiers and colonizers withdrew from the area after 30 minutes, leaving the young man bleeding on ground.

Palestinian young men then carried the bleeding young man 3 kilometers to the Martyr Yasser Arafat Hospital in Salfit, where he was pronounced dead from the stab wound and lack of first aid.

WAFA
Palestine TV – Facebook

Sources: WAFA, Quds Press, WAFA

Photo: Quds Press

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