Watch: Palestinian youth shot dead by Israeli forces near Qalqilya
A young Palestinian man was shot and killed by Israeli occupation forces north of Qalqilya in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday afternoon.
The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed that 22-year-old Palestinian Aref Lahlouh, a resident of Jenin, was fatally shot by Israeli gunfire near the illegal settlement of Kedumim in the northern West Bank.
The forces left the youth bleeding on the ground after shooting him in front of his epileptic brother and mother.
Lahlouh is the 19th Palestinian to shot and killed by Israeli forces and settlers in the occupied West Bank since the start of 2023.