The killing is the primary within the Israeli-Palestinian battle in nearly two weeks.
Israeli forces have killed a Palestinian man within the occupied West Financial institution, the Palestinian well being ministry mentioned, throughout what the military described as a “counterterrorism” operation.
The well being ministry mentioned on Monday Suleiman Ayash, 20, was “killed by the occupation (Israeli) bullets, in Aqabat Jaber camp,” the location of earlier lethal Israeli raids this yr, close to town of Jericho.
The navy mentioned Israeli forces had arrested a “wished suspect” in the course of the raid, with out elaborating on the accusations in opposition to them.
“In the course of the exercise, two suspects have been noticed fleeing the scene. The troopers responded with reside fireplace,” a military assertion added, confirming “hits.”
Ongoing battle this yr kills 87 Palestinians, 13 Israelis
The military didn’t specify when requested whether or not Ayash was one of many two shot whereas fleeing.
Jericho governor Jihad Abu al Assal mentioned that Ayash’s physique was being held by the Israeli navy.
Israel recurrently withholds the our bodies of Palestinians killed throughout military raids or alleged assaults in opposition to Israelis.
The killing is the primary within the Israeli-Palestinian battle for nearly two weeks, following a cooling of tensions in the course of the second half of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.
The battle has claimed this yr the lives of not less than 97 Palestinians, 19 Israelis, one Ukrainian and one Italian, in accordance with AFP information company’s depend primarily based on Israeli and Palestinian official sources.
Israel has occupied the West Financial institution for the reason that 1967 Six-Day Struggle.
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