17-year-old Palestinian shot dead by Israeli occupation forces
The Palestinian Health Ministry announces the martyrdom of a 17-year-old Palestinian and the injury of another following the IOF's storming of Jenin.
The Palestinian Health Ministry announced the martyrdom of 17-year-old Amjad Al-Fayed and the injury of another 18-year-old, who is in critical condition.
The two were injured on Saturday morning during an Israeli occupation forces raid on the city of Jenin and its refugee camp.
تغطية صحفية: "اشـتـبـاكات مســلـحة مع قوات الاحتـ ـلال في شارع حيفا بجنين". pic.twitter.com/FjodeiX3EN— وكالة شهاب للأنباء (@ShehabAgency) May 20, 2022
After the boy's martyrdom was announced, a protest began in front of Jenin's Ibn Sina hospital, with mourners carrying the martyr's body on their shoulders and roaming the streets of Jenin, chanting slogans against the occupation and calling for national unity.
The Secretary of Fatah Movement in Jenin Governorate Ata Abu Armileh announced that the martyr will be buried today, with the funeral procession beginning in front of the Martyr Khalil Suleiman Government Hospital at 10:30 am.
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In Al-Quds, the IOF stormed a number of homes in Al-Issawiyah and Silwan. A protest was also organized in southern Nablus in refusal of settlers' removal of Palestinian flags, which led to confrontations with the occupation.