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Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered In Ramallah

18:00 Jun 24 2022 Silwad (سلواد)

Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered In Ramallah Palestinian Child Dies From Serious Wounds He Suffered In Ramallah
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Mohammad Abdullah Saleh Hamed, 16. Published by IMEMC News and Haaretz

Clashes between Israeli forces and Palestinians in Beita, near Nablus, in May. Credit: JAAFAR ASHTIYEH - AFP Published by Haaretz

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by IMEMC News
June 25, 2022

The Palestinian District Coordination Office (DCO) has confirmed that a Palestinian child, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire near Ramallah Friday, has succumbed to his wounds at an Israeli hospital on Saturday dawn.

The DCO said the Israeli side officially informed that Mohammad Abdullah Saleh Hamed, 16, from Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, had succumbed to his serious wounds.

The soldiers shot Hammad during protests that took place after several Israeli military jeeps invaded Silwad.

Talking to Palestine TV, Silwad Mayor Raed Nimir was shot with a bullet in the face near bypass road #60 and added that his corpse will be transferred to his family in the evening today, Saturday, before the official burial ceremony is held on the same day.

At the time of his injury, Abdullah’s name or age remained unknown; however, his condition was known to the Palestinians to be serious before the army took him away.

Nimir added that the soldiers invaded the town several times within just a few hours after shooting the child, leading to protests. He also said the town is subject to daily invasions and violations by the soldiers.

After his death was confirmed, hundreds of residents marched in Silwad at dawn while chanting against the ongoing illegal Israeli occupation and escalating Israeli violations against the Palestinians.

The Palestinians in Silwad declared a two-day strike in the town to mourn the slain child.

Updated from:
Soldiers Shoot And Abduct A Young Man Near Ramallah
Jun 25, 2022, at 04:49

On Friday evening, several Israeli army jeeps invaded Silwad town, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, shot a young man during ensuing protests, and abducted him.

Local sources said several military vehicles invaded the town before the army closed roads and interrogated many Palestinians.

They added that many youngsters protested the invasion before the soldiers fired live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs.

Medical sources in Silwad said the soldiers shot a young man with live fire before abducting him and caused several others to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

On Friday night, the soldiers invaded the Jabal ash-Sharaf area in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, attacked a wedding party, and conducted violent searches.
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Teen Killed by Israeli Fire Near Ramallah, Palestinians Say

Palestinian 16-year-old Abdullah Muhammad Hamad was shot by Israeli forces on Friday night, after military says he was part of group who hurled stones at highway

by Jack Khoury for Haaretz
June 25, 2022

A 16-year-old Palestinian died of his wounds on Saturday after being shot by Israeli forces in the West Bank on Friday night, the Palestinian Coordination Office said.

According to the report from the Palestinian Authority division, the teenager, Abdullah Muhammad Hamad, was arrested by the Israeli military after he was shot in the town of Silwad, north of Ramallah.

Silwad residents said that Hamad was evacuated from the site after the shooting to an unknown location; an announcement of his death was released on Saturday morning.

According to the Israeli military, dozens of Palestinians had gathered near Silwad on Friday night, and several of them had thrown stones at Route 60. Soldiers fired at one of them, and confirmed that one of the Palestinians was shot.

Last month, the Palestinian Health Ministry announced that a 15-year-old Palestinian was shot during clashes with the Israeli military in the village of al-Khader, near Bethlehem. According to the statement, village resident Zaid Muhammad Ghnaim was critically wounded by IDF live fire in the neck and back, and was declared dead shortly after.

The military said that a number of suspects hurled stones and Molotov cocktails at Israeli forces while they were securing an intersection near the settlement of Efrat, and that the soldiers chased after the assailants.

During the chase the Palestinians threw stones and Molotov cocktails at the forces, who responded with live fire. Israeli forces gave Ghnaim first aid at the scene, and he was later evacuated to a hospital by the Palestinian Red Crescent.
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