Israeli forces shoot dead a Palestinian in Bethlehem

Days of Palestine - Bethlehem

A Palestinian man was shot and killed today by Israeli forces' fire in Bethlehem, south of the occupied West Bank, according to the Ministry of Health.

Local sources reported that the occupation forces shot dead the Palestinian young man Ahed Abd al-Rahman Qawqas Khalil, 25, from the town of Beit Ummar, north of the Hebron governorate, at the "Etzion" junction, north of the town. 

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The occupation forces summoned the family of the martyr Khalil to "Etzion" investigation center, and closed the permanent military checkpoint at the entrance of Beit Ummar in the aftermath of the shooting, preventing residents from leaving or entering the town.

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