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Israeli army shoots Palestinian dead in latest bloodshed | Conflict News

At least 84 Palestinians have been killed so far in 2023, and this is set to be one of the bloodiest.

The Israeli army shot dead a Palestinian who they claimed was approaching them with a knife they drew.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health has announced the death of 23-year-old Yazan Omar Jamil Khasib. [Israeli forces] On Friday, he opened fire on him at the northern entrance to Elbile city near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank.

The Israeli army suffered no casualties.

The Israeli military later said its forces “located the suspect and asked him to be identified.” The man then pulled out a knife and Israeli forces opened fire, claiming he was “neutralized”.

At least 84 Palestinians, including children, have been killed by Israeli forces so far this year.

On Thursday, at least four Palestinians, including teenagers, were killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank city of Jenin.A week ago, the Israeli army Killed 3 Palestinians In the Jenin raid, and less than 48 hours later, 6 others were killed In another raid in the same city.

January, Israeli soldiers Killed 9 Palestiniansincluding an elderly woman during a large-scale operation in the Jenin refugee camp.

Palestinian attacks on Israelis killed 14 in 2023.

Friday’s murder of a 23-year-old added to the current string of bloodshed, and 2023 is on track to be one of the worst years of violence in Palestinian territory in years.

More than 170 Palestinians have been killed in Israeli raids in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem throughout 2022, according to human rights group B’Tselem, making last year the highest number of casualties in the occupied territories since 2004. someone came out

According to reports, 30 Israelis were killed in the same period in 2022.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2023/3/18/israeli-forces-shoot-dead-palestinian-man-in-latest-bloodshed Israeli army shoots Palestinian dead in latest bloodshed | Conflict News

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