Palestinian youth killed by Israeli forces near Nablus


NABLUS: A Palestinian youth is confirmed to have been shot and killed on Thursday after being wounded by Israeli occupation forces’ bullets at the Deir Sharaf checkpoint, west of Nablus.

Security sources said that Al-Mansour Billah Jalal Mahmoud Al-Jabbar, 27, as killed this afternoon.

Al-Jabbar, a resident of the village of Jalqamous, northeast of Jenin, was seriously injured this morning after the occupation forces shot him at the aforementioned checkpoint, before they prevented ambulance crews from reaching the injured person, and detained his body.

It is noteworthy that another young man, aged 35 years, was injured by live bullets in the hand during the confrontations that broke out at the aforementioned checkpoint, as the occupation forces closed it and prevented citizens from crossing.

These forces also fired live bullets at a vehicle parked at the checkpoint, without knowing the fate of its occupants until now.

With the killing of Al-Jabbar, since this morning, the number of Palestinians killed by
Israeli forces and settlers in the West Bank, including Jerusalem, rises to 388.

Source:Palestine news & Information Agency – WAFA