Israeli forces shot dead, on Tuesday, a young Palestinian man, shot and wounded six others, and abducted two in the Qalandia refugee camp, north of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.
It added that the young man, identified as Ala’ Mohammad Shaham, 22, was shot with live rounds in the head and died instantly.
Soldiers also shot and injured six other young men with live rounds, who were all transferred to the Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah.
Two more young men from the refugee camp were abducted by Israeli soldiers and taken to an unknown location.
The Palestinian was not part of the protests but was heading to his work in the al-Ram town but was met with Israeli soldiers who invaded the refugee camp before they fired several fatal live rounds at him.
His father, Mohammad, said Ala’ loved his work and was a very compassionate, loving young man who always helped his family and his friends.
“He was the youngest of my three children,” the father said, “He was a hardworking young man who always helped us,” Mohammad added, “What can I say, thank God for everything, may his soul rest in peace…”
In related news, Israeli troops killed a Palestinian child, Nader Haitham Rayyan, 17, early Tuesday morning after storming the Balata refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, in addition to shooting and injuring three more young men.
The slain child suffered serious wounds and was transferred to Rafidia Hospital in Nablus, where he succumbed to his wounds.
The Palestinian Health Ministry said Israeli soldiers have killed twenty Palestinians since the beginning of this year.
Since the beginning of 2022, the army has killed twenty Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territories, the Ministry of Health reported.
Various Palestinian factions called on retaliation and ongoing resistance against the illegal occupation and the escalating Israeli crimes against the Palestinian people, their homes, lands, and holy sites.