Israeli forces murder Palestinian youth in Ramallah
This is the 244th Palestinian to be murdered by the Israeli occupation since last October
Local sources highlighted that al-Rimawi’s father, Hazim Ata al-Rimawi, had been released from Israeli prison only three months ago, after completing a 15-year sentence
Israeli occupation forces murdered on Sunday at dawn Palestinian youth in the village of Beit Rima in the outskirts of the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Palestinian sources said that the Israeli occupation shot live bullets at the Palestinian youth during a night protests against Israeli kidnapping took place in the village at midnight.
The Palestinian youth was evacuated to Yasser Arafat Hospital in the northern Salfit district, where doctors announced his death upon arrival.
According to the hospital, the youth was identified as Ahmed al-Rimawi, 19, noting he was shot several times in the chest.
Spokesperson of the Israeli occupation forces said that Al-Rimawi was shot during “violent riots,” claiming that large crowds of Palestinians threw rocks at the Israeli forces.
“We are aware of reports that a rioter was killed and another was injured, and we are looking into that,” the spokesperson added, claiming that the Israeli occupation forces did not use lethal force to disperse the Palestinian protesters.
Local sources highlighted that al-Rimawi’s father, Hazim Ata al-Rimawi, had been released from Israeli prison only three months ago, after completing a 15-year sentence.
Al-Rimawi was 244th Palestinian to be murdered by the Israeli occupation since the start of the ongoing intifada in October last year.
(Source / 18.12.2016)