- Published on Oct 26, 2015
More killings in the occupied territories as Israel continues its atrocities against Palestinians. Israeli forces have shot dead a protester in the southern occupied West Bank. The 17-year-old was shot in the head as Israeli forces opened fire on protesters in a village near al-Khalil, also known as Hebron. It came after Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians in the area. One of them was killed at a checkpoint outside the city for alleged stabbing of an Israeli settler. The second was killed near Haram al-Ibrahimi in al-Khalil. The Israeli military claimed he attempted to stab an Israeli soldier. The latest deaths raise the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers to 61 since the beginning of October. Meanwhile, Israeli troops attacked Palestinian protesters with tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets near an Israeli settlement north of Ramallah..
Published on Oct 25, 2015
Israeli forces have shot dead a Palestinian girl in the occupied territories amid heightened tensions. The incident occurred in the city of al-Khalil also known as Hebron. Tel Aviv claims the victim was trying to stab Israeli soldiers but witnesses say the girl was returning home from school when she was killed. There were also initial reports of another stabbing in the town of Afula in northern Israel but police later said it was criminal related. Earlier, another Palestinian allegedly stabbed and moderately wounded a settler in the occupied West Bank. Authorities say the Palestinian escaped after the alleged attack. 58 Palestinians and 10 Israelis have been killed in a wave of unrest in the West Bank in October.