A Palestinian Child Was Killed by Israeli Forces Near Nablus

06:00 Mar 4 2024 Burin (بورين) and Al-Amari refugee camp (مخيّم الأمعري)

A Palestinian Child Was Killed by Israeli Forces Near Nablus A Palestinian Child Was Killed by Israeli Forces Near Nablus
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Amr Muhammad Najjar, 10
Mustafa Abu Shalbak, 16

by IMEMC News
March 4, 2024

Israeli soldiers shot and killed another Palestinian child, on Monday, in addition to shooting one young man, and assaulting another, in the town of Burin, south of Nablus in the northern occupied West Bank.

Occupation forces invaded, on Monday afternoon, the town of Burin, south of Nablus, opened fire with live ammunition, and killed a ten-year-old Palestinian child.

Media sources said that the child was shot in the head with a live round while he was with his father.

Initially, Ahmad Jibril, the director of the Ambulance and Emergency Center at the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Nablus, reported that the child was seriously injured.

Shortly afterward, medical sources announced that the child, Amr Muhammad Najjar, 10, had succumbed to a live gunshot wound to the head, inflicted on him by Israeli forces.

Eyewitnesses stated that when a citizen attempted to approach the critically injured child, soldiers shot him in the chest with live ammunition; the condition of whom was not known at the time of writing this report.

It was added that another citizen tried to help the child when soldiers assaulted him, causing a head injury; their condition was not know at the time of writing this report.

The slain child was a fifth grade student at the Burin Mixed Basic School in the Nablus governorate.

Amr is the second child that Israeli forces killed on Monday; at dawn, Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian child in the Al-Amari refugee camp in the central West Bank city of Ramallah.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced, on Monday morning, the death of the child, Mustafa Abu Shalbak, 16, a resident of the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem.

Israeli forces have now killed 421 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank since the beginning of the Israeli military onslaught against the Gaza strip, on October 7, 2023.

In the devastated Gaza Strip, Israeli bombing has killed 30,534 Palestinians, including 13,430 children and 8,900 women, and injured 71,920 in the past 150 days.

Amr Muhammad Najjar, 10, shot and killed by Israeli forces 3/4/2024
Mustafa Abu Shalbak, 16, from Qalandia refugee camp, shot and killed by Israeli forces 3/4/2024
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