Report: Palestinian killed, 6 others injured over past week


The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) documented in its weekly report the killing of a Palestinian young woman, the injury of six youths, and the arrest of 83 others over the past week.

During the reporting period, in the West Bank and occupied Jerusalem, Israeli occupation forces (IOF) killed a Palestinian woman and wounded 6 others, including 3 children. Two of them were directly targeted and seriously wounded.

Israeli forces have continued to commit crimes, inflicting civilian casualties. They have also continued to use excessive force against Palestinian civilians participating in peaceful protests in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, the majority of whom were youngsters, the report said.

83 civilians, including 26 children and 3 women, were arrested during the same period. Forty-eight of them, including 23 children and the 3 women, were arrested in occupied Jerusalem.

The report pointed out that contents of a publishing house were confiscated for the third time. In addition, a grocery was raided and some of its contents were damaged while other contents were stolen in al-Khalil.

An orphans’ school was raided; and the director of the Ministry of Education office and 10 students were arrested, the weekly report documented.

Israeli forces have frequently continued attacks on Palestinian fishing boats off al-Sudaniya and al-Waha areas, north of the Gaza Strip.

(Source / 20.10.2016)


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