Bethlehem – A one-day general strike is observed in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem on Monday, in mourning of four Palestinians shot and killed by Israeli forces yesterday.
Earlier on Sunday, the Israeli forces shot dead a Palestinian woman, identified as 47-year-old Ghada Ibrahim Sabatien who is a widowed mother of six, in the town of Husan, west of Bethlehem.
Later that day, the forces shot and killed another Palestinian woman, identified as 24-year-old Maha Kazem Awad, for allegedly carrying out a stabbing operation near the al-Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron.
On Sunday night, the Israeli forces fatally shot and killed a Palestinian youth, identified as 21-year-old Mohammad Ali Ghoneim, during a military raid in the town of al-Khader, south of Bethlehem.
Another Palestinian teenager, identified as 17-year-old Mohammad Zakarneh, has also succumbed earlier on Monday to his injuries that he sustained by Israeli gunfire in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin yesterday.