This Thursday morning a Palestinian man was shot dead by the Israeli occupation forces in Za’tara military checkpoint, south of Nablus after the allegedly tried to stab an Israeli soldier.
The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified the man who was martyred on the Za’tara checkpoint, south of Nablus, as Samer Hassan Shresa, 51 years old.
According to the Jerusalem Post, the Israeli police said that the Samer “suddenly jumped out of his car at a border police position and ran at the [Israeli] forces stationed there with a knife in his hand. The [Israeli] forces responded by shooting him.”.
Shresa was left bleeding on the ground. According to Palestinian sources, the IOF detained the Red Crescent ambulance from approaching the scene.
Below a video from the paramedics of the Red Crescent who were prevented from approaching the scene.
In a statement issued Thursday, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said 100 Palestinians, including 22 children and four women, have so far been killed by the IOF since the beginning of October 2015.