A Palestinian worker from the Nablus district was killed in Israel, on Saturday, when unidentified gunmen opened fire at him, according to a local official.25-year-old Kathem Ramadan Sami Odeh was killed when three unidentified gunmen attacked a workers’ apartment in the town of Qalansuwa, the head of the Odeh’s village council told Ma’an.

Head of the Qusra council, Abd al-Azim al-Wadiya, said that two bullets hit Odeh in the stomach and one in the neck.

Other workers in the apartment managed to escape, after being assaulted by the gunmen, al-Wadiya said, without providing further details.

The motives behind the shooting remain, as of yet, unclear.

Odeh’s body is being held in the Abu Kabir Forensic Institute in Tel Aviv, where an autopsy will take Mr. al-Wadiya said.

An Israeli police spokesman did not immediately return calls seeking comment.