Number of martyrs reaches 272 after the martyrdom of Hissi


The number of Palestinian martyrs, who have been killed since Jerusalem Intifada broke out in October, 2015 has reached 272 after fisherman Mohammad al-Hissi was considered dead.

Fisherman Hissi died after Israeli navy drowned his boat in Gaza sea Wednesday evening. Later on, his family declared his martyrdom even though his body was still missing.

A statistics report by Jerusalem Institute for Israeli and Palestinian affairs showed that the largest number of martyrs (78) is from al-Khalil. The number also included 78 minor boys and 24 females including 12 minors, the report underlined.

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) still continue detaining seven of the martyrs’ bodies, the report added.

(Source / 07.01.2017)


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