Occupation Soldiers Shoot and Kill Palestinian Teen Near Ramallah


Israeli forces shot and seriously wounded, on Friday, a Palestinian teen near Ramallah city in the central occupied West Bank, before detaining him, according to local sources.

On Saturday at dawn, the Israeli authorities announced that the child, identified as Muhammad Abdullah Hamed, 16, had succumbed to his wounds in the custody of Israeli forces.

Israeli forces invaded the western entrance of Silwad town, northeast of Ramallah city, when local youths gathered to confront the army.

Soldiers responded by firing live rounds, shooting and seriously injuring the child before taking him into custody. The details of the child’s injury was unknown at the time of this report.

According to the Palestinian liaison with Israeli authorities, the body of the slain youth is to be released to the family on Saturday afternoon.

The Palestinian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates denounced the field execution of the child by occupation soldiers, stating that, “this crime is a link in the series of field executions crimes committed by Israel, and it considers it an official policy in the operations of repression, abuse and mass arrest of Palestinian citizens.”

The Ministry added, “the escalation in field executions crimes is clear evidence that the ruling Israeli coalition is implementing the plans and policies of the extreme right in the occupying state, and issuing its internal crises to the Palestinian arena, at the expense of Palestinian blood.”

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Sources: Quds Press, WAFA, WAFA, Quds Press

Photo: Quds Press

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