Israel kills 2 Palestinians in the occupied West Bank

AP , Ahram Online , Saturday 9 Dec 2023

Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian man in the West Bank on Saturday and another succumbed to his wounds from an Israeli raid the day before, health officials said.

 Palestinian mourners carry the bodies of men killed during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Ban
Palestinian mourners carry the bodies of men killed during an Israeli raid in the occupied West Bank, December, 2023, during a funeral in the village of al-Fara. AFP

 

The Palestinian Health Ministry said a 25-year-old man died of his wounds Saturday after being shot during an arrest raid in the Faraa refugee camp on Friday, bringing the death toll there to seven.

Among those killed was a local commander of the Al Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigade, Ahram Online could not verify this report independently. 

Also Saturday, Israeli forces killed a 25-year-old Palestinian near the city of Hebron. The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately clear. The Israeli military did not respond to a request for comment.

The deaths brought to 274 the number of Palestinians killed in the occupied territory since the start of the Israeli war on Gaza two months ago.

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