Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank

Up to 230 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces since October

Israeli forces kill Palestinian in West Bank

World Bulletin / News Desk

A Palestinian man was shot dead Friday after approaching a group of Israeli soldiers in Israeli-occupied West Bank. 

According to Israeli media, unarmed Palestinian was killed after he approached an Israeli checkpoint at the entrance of Silwad village northeast of Ramallah city. 

The Israeli army had prevented Palestinian rescuers from treating the victim. 

Palestinian Health Ministry, for its part, said mentally disabled Iyad Hammed, 38, a father of three, was killed after four bullets struck his body. 

According to Palestinian figures, close to 230 Palestinians have been killed since the current uptick in Israeli-Palestinian violence began last October. 

Israel, for its part, claims 40 Israelis have been killed over the same period. 

 
Güncelleme Tarihi: 26 Ağustos 2016, 14:27
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