Israeli Forces Shoot, Kill Young Palestinian Man near Tulkarm
Israeli occupation forces killed a young Palestinian man on Thursday morning during an Israeli army raid and siege on his house in the village of Izbat Shoufa, near Tulkarm, the official WAFA news agency reported.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health said in a statement that Amir Imar Abu Khadijeh, 25, was hit by a bullet in the head which left the skull completely weakened. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Murad Droubi, a local activist, said that a large Israeli army force raided the village, closed its main entrance, and prevented the movement of people and cars as they surrounded a house in the village.
Eyewitnesses said gunfire was heard during the siege of the house that resulted in the killing of Abu Khadijeh.
90 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli occupation forces since the beginning of the year, including 17 minors, two elderly men, and one woman.