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Palestinian teenager shot dead by Israeli forces during operation in the West Bank

File – Israeli soldiers near the separation fence around the West Bank city of Jenin – Ilia Yefimovich/dpa – File

A Palestinian teenager died in the early hours of Wednesday after being shot by Israeli security forces during an operation in the town of Kafr Dan, on the outskirts of Jenin, in response to the clash in the area on Wednesday. , which resulted in the death of an Israeli soldier and two Palestinians.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health has indicated in a brief message on its account on the social network Facebook that the deceased is Uday Trad Sala, 17, before adding that he has been shot in the head. “This brings the number of martyrs since the beginning of the year to 149, including 34 martyrs in Jenin,” he said.

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The incident took place after the Israeli Army entered the town and raided the homes of the families of the two Palestinians killed in the clash on Wednesday, Ahmed Abed and Abdelrahman Abed, as reported by the Palestinian news agency WAFA news.

The operation has ended with the arrest of a Palestinian, which has led to clashes in which the military fired the shots that killed Sala and wounded three other people, including one in serious condition.

According to information collected by the Israeli newspaper ‘The Jerusalem Post’, the operation has been led by members of the Nahal reconnaissance battalion, whose deputy commander was Bar Pelah, who died on Wednesday in the aforementioned incident in the surroundings of the West Bank city of Jenin.

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The Israeli Army detailed on Wednesday that several soldiers operating security cameras located two suspects in the area, near the village of Jalama, for which troops were sent to initiate arrest procedures. However, the suspects “opened fire on the soldiers”, prompting the military to “take cover and shoot at the suspects, neutralizing them”.

Source: Europa Press


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