Palestinian dies per week after being shot by Israeli forces
RAMALLAH, West Financial institution (AP) — A Palestinian man succumbed Wednesday to a gunshot wound suffered throughout clashes with Israeli forces final week within the occupied West Financial institution, Palestinian well being officers mentioned.
Dia al-Din Sabarini, 25, was shot within the abdomen Aug. 3 throughout a raid by Israeli safety forces within the northern West Financial institution metropolis of Jenin, the official Palestinian news company WAFA reported, citing the well being ministry.
Sabarini was hospitalized in essential situation and died of his wounds Wednesday. 5 different Palestinians had been shot by Israeli troops throughout the incident.
In a press release, the Israeli military mentioned troops working in Jenin got here underneath assault from gunfire, explosives, firebombs and rocks earlier than troopers returned hearth on the attackers. The navy reported that no troopers had been injured, however that their armored autos had been broken by gunfire.
Final month, Israeli troops opened hearth on a automotive within the southern West Financial institution city of Beit Ummar, killing a 12-year-old as he and his household had been driving. The killing sparked two days of protests wherein one other Palestinian was killed in clashes with Israeli troopers.
Two different Palestinians had been shot and killed in current weeks close to the West Financial institution city of Beita, which has seen repeated clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinian protesters over the institution of a close-by settlement outpost.
Israel captured the West Financial institution within the 1967 Mideast conflict and has established dozens of settlements the place almost 500,000 settlers reside. The Palestinians need the West Financial institution as a part of their future state and consider the settlements as a significant impediment to resolving the battle.