Israeli Occupation Forces Kill Palestinian Youth, Wound 11 Others in Ramallah (VIDEOS)

Omar Olayan, 20, was killed by Isreali forces near Ramallah. (Photo: via Social Media)

Israeli forces on Wednesday night killed a Palestinian youth and wounded 11 others in the town of Silwad town, north of Ramallah, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported.

The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed in a press statement that Israeli forces fatally shot Omar Olayan, 20, with a live round in the chest and wounded 11 others during a raid in the central West Bank town.

Israeli soldiers also detained three young men, all members of the Hamed family, then opened fire at a house and shouted through loudspeakers in the town, demanding that another young man surrender.

Meanwhile, dozens of people took to the streets to confront the heavily-armed Israeli troops who fired live bullets at the crowds in Silwad.

The town’s medical sources said that several people were injured by live ammunition, including a serious injury, and medical teams were unable to reach some of them until late Wednesday.

The casualties were ultimately evacuated to several hospitals in Ramallah city.

(WAFA, PC, Social Media)

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