Days of Palestine

Wednesday, February 1

Israeli sniper kills Palestinian refugee in Al-Khalil

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Israeli occupation sniper shot dead Palestinian refugee in Al-Fawwar Refugee Camp of the southern West Bank city of Al-Khalil.

Witnesses said during the wide-scale Israeli search and arrest campaign in the refugee camp, an Israeli occupation sniper shot the Palestinian refugee in the chest, causing his death.

Palestinian medical sources identified the refugee as Mohamed Hash-hash, 17, noting that the Israeli live bullet penetrated his chest to the heart.

According to the Palestinian medical sources, the teenager arrived dead the hospital. “He must have bled for a long time before coming to the hospital,” a paramedic in the Palestinian hospital said.

Meanwhile, Palestinian Red Crescent sources said that at least 42 other Palestinians were shot and wounded by the Israeli occupation forces during the Israeli occupation campaign in the refugee camp.