Jericho resident Nasser Al Ja'fari, 36, was shot and killed on Monday afternoon by a group of armed men, while closing down trade in the city  in an attempt to enforce the general strike called by President Mahmod Abass late on Sunday evening.

 Al Ja'fari was moved to a nearby hospital in the city . Meanwhile Jericho residents have condemned the killing of Nassar and the enforced shop closures and the  Gunemen's violence acts towards Jericho citizens.