Israeli army troops shot and killed a Palestinian boy near Qalandia checkpoint located between the West Bank cities of Ramallah and Jerusalem on Thursday at midday.
Tahha Qiljawi, 17, sustained fatal wounds and was left to bleed for some time until Palestinian medical teams managed to reach to him, Palestinian medical sources reported. Qiljawi was moved to a hospital in the nearby Ramallah city.
Army sources claimed that the civilian came too close to the wall and was trying to cross to the Israeli side of the Wall. This lead the soldiers to shoot and kill him.The claim is not verified by eyewitnesses.
Moreover, Palestinian sources reported that a 15 year old boy, was shot and injured during an invasion of Qalandia refugee camp to the north of Jerusalem city. The boy sustained light wounds, medical sources reported.
Early on Thursday morning the Israeli army killed two Palestinians and injured a third when forces invaded the West Bank city of Nablus, Palestinian sources reported.
The two were identified as Amer Kalbouna, 21, and Wael Awad, 21, both operatives of the Aqsa Brigades, the armed wing of Fatah.