Mahmoud Muhammad Saed al-Agha/ Muhammad Abd al-Rahman Ayyad/ Nashat Jamal Asfour

Friday: three Palestinians killed by the IOF

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Friday, 18th of December, three Palestinians were killed by the Israeli occupation forces: one in the Gaza Strip, one near Ramallah and a third man died from his wounds at the hospital also in Ramallah, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

Near Khan Younis, in southern Gaza, when clashes broke out, 20-year-old Mahmoud Muhammad Saed al-Agha was shot dead by the Israeli occupation forces.

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Mahmoud Muhammad Saed al-Agha.

According to a spokesperson for Gaza’s Ministry of Health, Ashraf al-Qidra, 31 others were shot and injured by live fire, 9 by rubber-coated steel bullets, and 14 suffered from severe tear gas inhalation.

Al-Algha was one of at least 20 Palestinians to be killed by the IOF in the Gaza Strip since Oct. 1.

All of them were killed during confronts with the IOF, excpet for two: a 2-year-old and her pregnant mother that were killed in an Israeli airstrike on their home while sleeping.

In the occupied West Bank, the IOF soldiers claimed that a Palestinian man attempted to ran his car into Israeli occupation forces during a “riot” near the town of Silwad, northeast of Ramallah.

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Nashat Jamal Asfour.

They shot and killed him at the scene. The Palestinian was identified as Muhammad Abd al-Rahman Ayyad, 21.

According to eyewitnesses, Ayyad was reportedly left to bleed in his vehicle before an Israeli ambulance arrived, taking his body in a black plastic bag to an unknown destination.

Just an hour earlier, another Palestinian was shot and arrested after he reportedly attempted to run his vehicle into IOF deployed at the Qalandiya military checkpoint near Ramallah.

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Two martyr friends from Silwan: Anas Hammad and Muhammad Abd al-Rahman Ayyad.

On Friday evening, Nashat Jamal Asfour, 33, died from serious sustained wounds at the Palestinian Medical Complex in Ramallah.

He was shot with a live bullet in the chest by an Israeli soldier during clashes in his hometown earlier Friday.

According to the Ministry of Health, in a press release Friday evening, since the beginning of October 129 Palestinians were killed by the IOF, including 26 children and 6 women.