On Saturday dawn, Israeli soldiers fatally shot a Palestinian after he reportedly opened fire at soldiers and security guards at the Qalandia Terminal, north of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank, wounding a guard and another person.
According to Israeli reports, the Palestinian arrived at the terminal and opened fire, mildly wounding a guard and another Israeli, before the soldiers shot and killed him.
The Palestinian has been identified as Ishaq Hamdi Amin Al-Ajlouni, 18, from Kafer Aqeb town, north of occupied Jerusalem.
After killing the young man, the Israeli Internal Security summoned Ishaq’s mother and his sister for interrogation at the Al-Maskobiyya interrogation facility and detention center.
Following the incident, soldiers and police officers were deployed in and around the terminal and closed it to the Palestinians.
The Jerusalem Post said the Palestinian allegedly arrived at the terminal on foot, carrying an M-16 rifle before he opened fire.
The Jerusalem Post added the head of the Jerusalem Police District, Doron Turgeman, arrived at the terminal to assess the situation.
It also quoted Zachi Heller, the spokesperson of the Israeli Magen David Adom emergences services, stating that a report was received about the shooting at 02:42 at dawn regarding a shooting at the terminal, before the medics provided treatment to two Israelis, aged 22 and 24, and moved them to Hadassah Ein Karem hospital, in Jerusalem.
The Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades, the armed wing of the Fateh movement, claimed responsibility for the shooting.
On Wednesday, June 21, Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians, identified as Soheib Adnan Al-Ghoul, 27, Mohammad Bashar Oweis, 28, and Ashraf Morad Sa’adi, 17.
On Wednesday dawn, a Palestinian child who suffered serious wounds after Israeli soldiers shot her during the military offensive in Jenin Monday succumbed to her injuries.
Medical sources at the Jenin governmental hospital said the soldiers shot the child, Sadeel Ghassan Turkman, 15, from the Jenin refugee camp, with a live round to the head and remained in critical condition until she succumbed to her wounds.
On Tuesday evening, the Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed the death of Nasser Saleh Mohammad Sinan, 55, whom Israeli soldiers shot in the head a month earlier in Jenin.
On Tuesday dawn, the Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed the death of Amjad Aref Al-Ja’as, 48, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire Monday during the massive Israeli invasion of Jenin, during which the soldiers killed five Palestinians, and injured more than a 100, some seriously.
On Monday evening, Israeli soldiers killed a young Palestinian man and injured two after the army invaded Husan village, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank.