Palestinian medical sources said that Ahmad Abdul-Jaber Salim, 28, from Jayyous town, was shot with a live round in his head, and died from his serious wounds at Darwish Nazzal hospital, in Qalqilia, in northern West Bank.
Eyewitnesses said Israeli soldiers fired many live rounds at Palestinian protesters, wounding Ahmad in the head, and then fired many gas bombs Palestinian ambulances and medics.
It is worth mentioning that Ahmad is a former political prisoner, who was held by Israel for three years before he was released in 2016, and is a student of the Al-Quds Open University in Qalqilia.
He was the secretary of the “Students Unity Block,” of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP).
Following his death, the soldiers completely closed the main road, and installed many roadblocks in the area.
Many youngsters also hurled stones at Israeli army vehicles and settlers’ cars, while hundreds of Palestinians marched to the hospital protesting his death.
Youth Dies of Wounds Sustained during Qalqilia Clashes
Jan 15, 2018 @ 20:28
The Ministry of Health, on Monday, announced the death of a Palestinian youth who was critically injured in clashes, with Israeli soldiers, that erupted in the town of Jayyous, east of Qalqilia.
Security sources told WAFA that Israeli soldiers fired live rounds towards Palestinians, which resulted in the injury of Ahmad Salim, 24, in the head.
Salim was transferred to Darwish Nazzal hospital and was pronounced dead shortly afterward.