A Palestinian teen was shot and killed this morning by Israeli occupation forces during a military raid into Joseph’s Tomb, east of Nablus in the occupied West Bank.
The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed that 15-year-old Mehdi Hashash, a resident of the Balata refugee camp, was shot and killed by Israeli occupation gunfire at dawn during a raid by Israeli forces and colonial settlers into Joseph’s Tomb.
During the same raid, 57 Palestinians suffered from suffocation due to inhaling tear gas bombs fired towards them by Israeli forces, one Palestinian was shot with a live bullet, and three others were shot with rubber-coated metal bullets.
Hashash is the seventh Palestinian to be killed by Israeli forces since the start of November.
On Wednesday, 54-year-old Palestinian Habbas Abdul Hafeez Rayan, a resident of the town of Beit Duqqu, was shot dead by Israeli occupation forces near a military checkpoint at the entrance of the Beit Ur city, near the illegal settlement of Modi’in.
On Thursday, Israeli occupation forces shot and killed four Palestinians, including two in Jenin and two in Jerusalem.
14-year-old Mohammad Khlouf and 28-year-old Palestinian resistance fighter Farooq Salameh were shot and killed during a military raid into the Jenin refugee camp.
20-year-old Amer Halabiyeh was shot and killed in the vicinity of Bab al-Majlis area over allegedly trying to carry out a stabbing operation against Israeli soldiers while 42-year-old Dawood Rayan was shot in the heart and killed during a military raid into the town of Beit Duqqu.
On Saturday night, 18-year-old Palestinian Musab Nafal, a resident of the al-Mazra’a al-Sharqiya town, was shot and killed by Israeli forces near the town of Sinjil, northeast of Ramallah in occupied West Bank.