Palestinian 17 shot dead by Israel Army in West Bank.
Israel destroys the homes of Palestinians in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.
A 17-year-old Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in West Bank clashes on Monday, during home demolition operation of a suspected “terrorist” of a recent attack. Israel defense forces labelled.
Mohammed Abu Salah was killed in the village of Silat al-Harithiya near the flashpoint town of Jenin in the Israeli-occupied West Bank according to Palestinian health ministry.
According to Israel’s army statement that its troops along with border police had entered the village “to demolish the floor of the residence in which the terrorist Muhammad Jaradat lived”.
Israel’s army said Jaradat and others had carried out the recent fatal shooting of a Jewish settler in the West Bank. Jaradat was responsible for the death of Yehuda Dimentman, a 25-year-old religious student and married father shot dead in the West Bank in December.
Dimentman was studying at a religious school in the Homesh settlement in the West Bank when he was killed in a shooting and wounded several others.
Israel arrested several people over the shooting days after it occurred.
The army said “violent riots” broke out ahead of the planned demolition, “with the participation of hundreds of Palestinians,” some of whom thrown explosives at Israeli troops.
“The troops also identified a number of armed demonstrators, and fired towards them in order to defuse the possible threat,” the army statement said
Moreover, Israel’s Army spokesman did not comment on the teen’s death.
Israel regularly destroys the homes of Palestinians with allegations of attacks carried out on Israelis, in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.
In retaliation of this Israeli forces practice fuels up tensions, while Israeli critics has been claimed this action of Israel Army as a form of collective punishment.
Roughly 2.9 million Palestinians live in communities widely in the West Bank alongside some 475,000 Jewish settlers while under international law this is illegal.
Homesh is among the settlements that even Israel considers it to be unauthorized. Israeli forces occupy the territory in 2005 but settlers have yet continued to operate there which mounting tensions with Palestinians.
Israel has occupied the West Bank since the 1967 Six Day War.