YEMEN Press Agency

Palestinian killed by Israeli occupation forces during raid near Tulkarm

OCCUPIED PALESTINE, March 23 (YPA) – A Palestinian youth was killed by Israeli occupation enemy forces, after besieging a house in Tulkarm, on the first day of the blessed month of Ramadan, Thursday.

According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health, a 25-year-old Palestinian man identified as Amir Imar Abu Khadijeh was shot and killed this morning during an Israeli army raid and siege of his house in the village of Izbat Shoufa, southeast of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarm.

The Ministry said Abu Khadijeh was brought to hospital in Tulkarm after he was hit by a bullet in the head that led to a complete laceration of the skull and forced the brain out of his head. He was also shot in the lower extremities.

According to Palestinian sources, the enemy forces assassinated the commander of the Tulkarm battalion, Amir Abu Khadija, after besieging a house in Izbat, southeast of Tulkarm.