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Palestinian Killed by Israeli Forces in Jericho

Jerusalem24 – The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that 20-year-old Ahmed Ibrahim Oweidat,  succumbed to critical wounds caused by live ammunition to the head fired by Israeli forces, at dawn today, in Aqabat Jaber Refugee Camp, south of Jericho.

Last night, three young men were shot, one of whom was seriously injured, when an Israeli special force stormed the Aqabat Jaber Refugee camp, south of Jericho.

Eyewitnesses reported that special forces disguised in civilian clothing infiltrated the camp and kidnapped a young man, before clashes erupted, resulting in the injury of 4 young men.

At dawn today, Tuesday, the occupation forces launched a campaign of raids in various areas in the occupied West Bank, during which several citizens were arrested.

The region of Jericho and the Jordan Valley is adhering to a general strike today, called upon by the Fatah movement, mourning Oweidat’s killing.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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