Israeli forces shot and killed, on Saturday, a Palestinian young man and injured three others, in the town of Beit Ur al-Tahta, west of Ramallah in the central West Bank.

The Palestinian Health Ministry announced that the young man, Ahmad Mohammad Abdel Hafeez Suleiman, 22, was killed by Israeli forces; his body was transported to the Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah.

Media sources said that, before dawn Saturday, occupation forces invaded the town of Beit Ur al-Tahta, west of Ramallah, sparking protests.

Soldiers opened fire with live rounds towards those who resisted the incursion, shooting at least four Palestinian young men, including the slain Suleiman.

The Arab 48 news website reported that soldiers initially confiscated the body of the slain young man, before handing the body over to Palestinian ambulance crews.

The sources added that the occupation army said that they opened fire at the young men for allegedly throwing Molotov cocktails at military vehicles.

In related news, occupation forces assassinated, on Friday, seven Palestinian citizens in the northern West Bank city of Jenin and the Jenin refugee camp.

The slain Palestinians were identified as;

1. Ahmad Bassem Ammouri, 20, 

2. Qussai Amjad Hazouz, 23, 

3. Fuad Eyad Aziz Ashqar, 25,

4. Yassin Ahmad Mahmoud Al-‘Areedi, 30,

5. Mohammad Mahmoud Jabarin, 54,

6. Harith Asaad Ahmad Hashash, 19, and

7. Humam Asaad Ahmad Hashash, 23.

Israeli forces have now killed 569 Palestinian civilians, including 138 children, and injured more than 5,300 others, in various regions of the occupied West Bank, since the beginning of the military onslaught against the Gaza Strip on October 7, 2023.

Israeli forces have killed at least 38,514 Palestinians, the majority of whom are woman and children, and injured at least 87,445, since the beginning of the brutal military onslaught against the devastated Gaza Strip on October 7, 2023, while thousands remain buried under the rubble.