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Palestinian shot dead by IOF in southern Bethlehem

Wednesday 19-June-2024


A Palestinian young man was martyred on Tuesday evening when the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) opened fire at him and others in Beit Fajjar town, south of Bethlehem.

The young man was identified as 39-year-old Bilal Adel. He was fatally shot by Israeli soldiers at the western entrance of Beit Fajjar.

Eyewitnesses said that the soldiers left the young man bleeding on the ground and prevented an ambulance crew from reaching him until he breathed his last.

Meanwhile, Israeli forces stormed the town, spread near its gas station and prevented local residents from moving around.

In al-Khalil, three citizens suffered bullet injuries during clashes between local youths and Israeli forces in al-Dhahr area in Beit Ummar town.

In Ramallah, the IOF stormed Deir Nidham village and kidnaped a university student after ransacking his home.

In Tulkarem, medical sources said that an ambulance crew evacuated a citizen, a resident of Jenin, after an Israeli soldier opened fire at him in his leg during his presence near Baqa ash-Sharqiyya town.

In Nablus, Israeli forces stormed Salem village and attacked local youths with live ammunition and tear gas canisters.

The Red Crescent said its paramedics provided medical assistance for two teenagers in the village after they suffered bullet injuries in their legs.

Violent clashes also broke out between local youths and Israeli forces in Beita town, south of Nablus.

In Salfit, the IOF stormed Marda town and prevented Palestinian citizens from leaving or entering it after closing the road barriers at its entrances.

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