‘Shackled in His Bed’: Palestinian Child Succumbs to Wounds Sustained from Israeli Gunfire near Jerusalem

Wadee' Abu Rumouz, 16, was killed by Israeli forces near Jerusalem. (Photo: via Social media)

A Palestinian child succumbed on Friday evening to the wounds he sustained from Israeli gunfire in Silwan, near Occupied East Jerusalem Jerusalem, Wadi the official news agency WAFA reported.

The Wadi al-Hilweh Information Center said that Wadee’ Abu Rumouz, 16, was shot in the chest by an Israeli soldier during a military raid in Silwan on Wednesday.

BREAKING: Seven Israelis Killed, Ten Others Wounded in Strong Palestinian Response to Latest Jenin Massacre

The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society (PPS) said in a statement that Abu Rumouz died while shackled in his hospital bed, despite his critical injury. PPS added that his family was prevented from seeing him.

Abu Rumouz’s body remains in Israeli custody.

With the death of Abu Rumouz, the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli occupation forces in the Occupied West Bank since the beginning of the year rises to 31.


(The Palestine Chronicle is a registered 501(c)3 organization, thus, all donations are tax deductible.)
Our Vision For Liberation: Engaged Palestinian Leaders & Intellectuals Speak Out

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.