Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Child In Nablus

06:00 Feb 7 2023 Nablus (نابلسs)

Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Child In Nablus
Hamza Amjad Al-Ashqar, 17. Published by IMEMC News

Feb 7, 2023

On Tuesday dawn, Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian child in Nablus, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

Media sources said several armored military vehicles invaded Nablus, leading to protests before the soldiers fired a barrage of live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs, and concussion grenades.

In a brief statement, the Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers killed Hamza Amjad Al-Ashqar, 17, from Askar Al-Jadid refugee camp in Nablus, after shooting him with a live round in the face.

It added that the army killed 42 Palestinian, including nine children and one woman, since the beginning of this year.

It is worth mentioning that the soldiers shot the child when the military vehicles were withdrawing from the Housing Projects area in Nablus.

In the video above, the army vehicles are seen withdrawing before the soldiers fired several live rounds, and a man could be heard screaming, “ambulance… ambulance..” when Hamza was shot in the head.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) said the soldiers also shot six Palestinians, including one who suffered serious wounds, and caused at least three to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.

The PRCS added that the soldiers attacked one of its ambulances and stopped medics while rushing to provide aid to wounded Palestinians.

In related news, the Al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Islamic Jihad, said its fighters managed to down and take possession of an Israeli military drone during the military’s invasion of Nablus.

Palestinian fighters of the Lion’s Den group, which unites fighters from various factions, said they exchanged fire with the soldiers invading Nablus.

On Monday dawn, Israeli soldiers killed five Palestinians, including two siblings, injured many others, and abducted eight, in the Aqabat Jaber refugee camp, south of Jericho, in the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank.
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