Israeli forces shot a Palestinian fighter who later died of his wounds inside the West Bank Wednesday, the Palestinian health ministry stated, because the navy stated coming beneath fireplace during an operation.
Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade, the armed wing of Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas’s Fatah movement, claimed the lifeless man as one of its participants.
In a declaration, the health ministry stated “Ahmed Amer Salim Abu Junaid, 21, succumbed to critical wounds, after he became shot within the head by way of the profession, this morning, in Balata refugee camp in Nablus.”
Clashes erupted early on Wednesday whilst troops entered the camp, the army stated.
“Several suspects fired on the (Israeli) forces who replied returned with live fire,” the declaration said, indicating that one person changed into struck.
The Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade stated in a declaration that it “mourns its martyr” after Abu Junaid became killed in a “disagreement with the Zionist enemy navy.”
The authentic Palestinian news organization, Wafa, said that undercover Israeli forces had “infiltrated the camp and surrounded a residence”. It added that Israeli troops fired “live bullets, stun grenades and tear fuel”.
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Abu Junaid was first of all transferred to Nablus’s Rafidia clinic before succumbing to his wounds numerous hours later, Wafa said.
He is the 5th Palestinian martyred via Israeli forces in the West Bank since the start of the yr.
The inauguration in overdue December of the most proper-wing government in Israel’s history, led by using Benjamin Netanyahu, has sparked fears of a army escalation within the West Bank which Israel has occupied for the reason that 1967 Six-Day War.
Two of Netanyahu’s extreme-right coalition partners, who’ve a history of inflammatory comments about Palestinians, have taken fee of important powers regarding the West Bank.
Last week, Israeli forces martyred Amer Abu Zeitoun, sixteen, at some point of another operation in Nablus. Armed clashes had erupted among militants and Israeli forces, both aspects said.Last yr changed into the deadliest inside the West Bank considering the fact that United Nations information started in 2005, with more than one hundred fifty Palestinians killed, the world body stated in December.