Israeli Forces Kill 17-Year-Old Palestinian Teenager in Nablus

Hamza Amjad al-Ashqar, 17, was killed by Israeli occupation forces in Nablus. (Photo: via WAFA)

Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health said in a statement that Hamza Amjad al-Ashqar, 17, was killed after a bullet fired by Israeli forces hit his face during a military raid in Nablus.

With the killing of al-Ashqar, the number of Palestinians who have been killed by Israeli forces since the beginning of 2023 has risen to 42, including nine children and an elderly woman.


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