Young man shot dead by Israeli army near Ramallah

RAMALLAH, Friday, A Palestinian young man succumbed to his wounds on Friday evening, only few hours after he was shot and critically injured by Israeli occupation forces in the village of Mazra’a al-Gharbiya, near Ramallah in the West Bank.

The Ministry of Health said Othman Ahmad Ladadweh, 33, a father of two, succumbed to his wounds after he was shot by live bullets by the Israeli forces in the village.

Eight other Palestinians were also injured, two of them seriously, by the Israeli forces as the latter cracked down on dozens of demonstrators who were protesting in the village against illegal Israeli settlement activities.

The forces also attacked with teargas journalists who were reporting from the village and banned them from covering the events.

Source: Palestinian News and Info Agency