The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced on Thursday that Israeli forces killed a boy in the north of occupied West Bank, exacerbating the months-long surge of violence in the region.
The ministry said that Mohammed Salim, 15, was wounded live bullet in the back for along way with another teenager who He was hit gunshot in the chest in Azzun village near the town of Qalqilya. Selim died in hospital.
However, reports from Palestinians disputed media It added that the two were injured by throwing stones at the Israeli forces that entered the village.
Israeli military He said the Palestinians were throwing fireworks at the Israelis vehicles travel on adjacent road and when soldiers They arrived, firebombs were thrown at them result of that soldiers opened fire.
The Israeli army conducts almost daily raids in areas under Palestinian control of The West Bank as violence began last Spring continues.
since start of This year, the Israelis killed 64 Palestinians fire in West Bank and East Jerusalem, ca half of They are armed, according to an Associated Press (AP) tally. Palestinian attacks against The Israelis killed 14 Israelis during the same period. it has been one of The bloodiest period between the Israelis and the Palestinians in years.
Meanwhile, an Israeli court has convicted four Israeli Jews of incitement to violence and terror for sharing in wedding in any participants Celebrate arson attack that killed a Palestinian child and his child parents.
2015 attack on the village of Always in In the West Bank, the killings of 18-month-old Ali Dawabsha and his parents, Riham and Saad, drew condemnations from across the Israeli political spectrum.
months later attacka video from a wedding broadcast on Israeli TV appeared show Guests at a wedding brandishing guns and dancing music with lyrics Connection for revengewhile some were stabbed photos of on me.
The four suspects were minors at the time of The wedding was acquitted by the juvenile court, according to the Israeli media. Prosecutors have appealed decisionThe resulting in Thursday condemnation in Jerusalem District Court.