Palestinian man killed in West Bank

Israeli forces kill Palestinian young man in refugee camp in northern West Bank

Photo by: AA
Photo by: AA

Updated Jul 28, 2015

A Palestinian man was killed by Israeli officers in a refugee camp in the northern West Bank city of Jenin early on Wednesday. Israeli forces claimed the boy was carrying explosives.

According to medical and security sources, Ezzedine Ghora was shot in his arm and chest with two bullets and died before reaching the hospital.

“The police force was in the Jenin refugee camp to conduct arrests,” the statement said.

"Upon leaving the camp, the force identified a suspect trying to throw an explosive device at them," it added.

According to Palestinian sources, the Israeli police shot the young man presuming he was carrying explosives , however the boy was not carrying any weapons.

“The man was shot by Israeli forces, just because they suspected him carrying explosive,” Alwatan news said.

TRTWorld and agencies