Palestinian man shot by Israeli forces dies in occupied West Bank | News

Palestinian Wafa information company, quoting medical sources, recognized the slain man as 31-year-old Mujahed Ahmad Daoud.

A Palestinian man who was shot by Israeli forces within the occupied West Financial institution on Saturday evening has died of his wounds, in accordance with the Palestinian Ministry of Well being.

Ministry officers mentioned on Sunday that three others had been wounded within the Israeli firing.

Palestinian Wafa information company, quoting medical sources, recognized the slain man as Mujahed Ahmad Daoud, a 31-year-old Palestinian from the city of Qarawet Bani Hassan.

Daoud was rushed to Istishari Hospital in Ramallah the place efforts to avoid wasting his life failed.

The Israeli navy mentioned Palestinians had began “a violent riot” close to Qarawet Bani Hassan on Saturday and troopers who had been working there opened fireplace.

Tensions excessive

The incident follows months of tensions which have deepened since Israel started a crackdown within the West Financial institution in March in response to a sequence of assaults by Palestinians in Israel.

Israeli forces have been finishing up near-daily raids in current months, largely targeted on the cities of Jenin and Nablus within the West Financial institution, the place a brand new wave of Palestinian armed resistance is rising.

Because the starting of the 12 months, a minimum of 160 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces within the West Financial institution and Gaza Strip, together with 51 Palestinians throughout Israel’s three-day assault on Gaza in August, in accordance with the Ministry of Well being.

Tensions have additionally been excessive in occupied East Jerusalem after Israeli police locked down the Shuafat camp final week on the pretext of trying to find a Palestinian suspected of killing a feminine Israeli soldier.