Naji Al-Balbisi, 18 died of wounds sustained earlier Wednesday from the village of Anabta near Tulkarem. Al-Balbisi is the second youth killed on Wednesday by Israeli military gunfire.On Wednesday at night, April 3 2013, a Palestinian teenager was killed and at least three others have been injured by Israeli military fire during clashes that took place at the Ennab roadblock, east of the northern West Bank city of Tulkarem.
Palestinian medical sources reported that the army fired rounds of live ammunition at Amer Ibrahim Nassar, 17, hitting him with multiple rounds in the chest causing instant death. At least three Palestinians have also been injured.
Furthermore, the army kidnapped three Palestinians identified as Naji Abdul-Karim Balbeesy, Dia‚Äô Nassar, and Baha‚Äô Naim Nassar; all from the nearby Anabta town.
The Israeli army claimed that the soldiers used live rounds after a number of youth hurled Molotov cocktails at them, no injuries were reported among the soldiers. Soldiers also closed the Ennab roadblock until further notice.
Dozens of Palestinians have been injured, and kidnapped, over the past two days during clashes that took place in different parts of the West Bank following the death detainee Maisara Abu Hamdiyya, 64, on Tuesday.
The health condition of Abu Hamdiyya has been rapidly deteriorating, especially over the last two months, after he was diagnosed with an advanced stage of cancer resulting of medical negligence in Israeli prisons.