Israeli Forces Shoot Dead Palestinian Teen In West Bank. The Palestinian health ministry reported that Israeli troops killed a Palestinian teen on Wednesday at a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank.
Usama Adawi, 18, was killed in the Al-Aroub camp in the southern West Bank “by occupation (Israeli military) live fire to the stomach,” according to the health ministry.
He was reportedly murdered amid conflicts in which Israeli police fired shots and used tear gas against Palestinians, according to the official Palestinian news agency Wafa.
According to the Israeli military, soldiers chased after individuals who were throwing rocks at cars on a road close to the camp.
“The suspects were identified close to the refugee camp by (soldiers), who then engaged them with live fire. The hit was located, “said an army statement.
Israeli Forces Shoot Dead Palestinian Teen In West Bank. A day earlier, an Israeli soldier was shot and killed in the northern West Bank, sparking a manhunt that is still going on.
Security authorities are also looking for the shooter who murdered a soldier on Saturday at a checkpoint in east Jerusalem that Israel has seized.
Wednesday saw a strike by Palestinians in Jerusalem in opposition to an Israeli operation that has significantly hampered daily life in the Shuafat refugee camp nearby.
A correspondent from AFP saw fighting break out in the camp on Wednesday, during which Israeli forces fired tear gas at Palestinian adolescents throwing stones.
During recent Israeli military assaults in the West Bank, dozens of Palestinians—both militants and civilians—have been slain.
The almost daily raids began after a slew of earlier devastating attacks on Israelis.