Israeli occupation forces IOF shot and killed seven Palestinians in the first week of February 2023 in the occupied West Bank.
According to data collected by Days of Palestine (DOP), Israeli occupation forces have killed seven Palestinians, including a child, since the start of February 2023.
On February 3, 2023, Israeli occupation forces shot dead the Palestinian youth Abdullah Qalalweh, 26, a resident of Jenin, near Huwara checkpoint in occupied Nablus.
Palestinian 26-year-old Abdullah Qalalweh was shot dead nearly one month after his first baby was born, family sources reported.
On February 6, Israeli forces committed an outrageous crime in Aqabat Jaber town the eastern occupied West Bank city of Jericho.
Palestinians in Aqabat Jaber in occupied Jericho woke up to a new crime committed by Israeli forces who killed five Palestinians at once.
The Israeli forces invaded the town and killed five Palestinians, including 4 from one family. The Israeli forces withheld their bodies.
Meanwhile, the Palestinian ministry of health said that the victims are Ibrahim Awadat, Rafat Awadat, Thaer Awadat, Adham Awadat, and Malek Lafi.
On the following day, Israeli occupation forces killed the Palestinian child Hamza Al-Ashqar, 16, during a military incursion into the West Bank city of Nablus.
Defence of Children- Palestine DCIP said that an Israeli soldier inside one of the Israeli military vehicles fired two live bullets at Hamza, striking him in his mouth and the left side of his waist.
Israeli forces have killed nine Palestinian children so far this year, including eight killed in the occupied West Bank, according to documentation collected by DCIP.
In January 2023, Israeli occupation forces killed 35 Palestinians, including 8 children and an elderly woman, in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.