Israeli Army Kills Palestinian Boy In West Bank

(MENAFN- Nam News Network) RAMALLAH, Jun 2 (NNN-WAFA) – A Palestinian child was killed by Israeli army gunfire, in the Aqabat Jabr refugee camp, south of Jericho in the West Bank, Palestinian sources said, yesterday.

Palestinian security sources said that, an Israeli force stormed the camp and fired at two people near the western cemetery in the camp.

Later, the Palestinian Red Crescent Society reported in a brief statement that, its crews received the body of a 15-year-old boy from the Israeli army, at the southern checkpoint of the city and transported it to the Jericho government Hospital.

The fate of the other injured person remains unknown. There has been no immediate comment from the Israeli army regarding the incident, but the Israeli military often said, its raids in the West Bank were“counter-terrorism operations.”

According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, more than 500 Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank and Jerusalem since last Oct.– NNN-WAFA


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