Palestinian man dies of wounds sustained in 2007

PNN/ Jerusalem/

Medical sources at the al-Makassed hospital in Jerusalem reported on Thursday morning that Mahmoud Juda, 23, had died of wounds he sustained in 2007, when undercover Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, in Ramallah, in central West Bank.

The sources stated that Juda was only 14 when was shot in the spine, and the bullet was lodged in his spine, causing paralysis. Since then, he remained in a very condition, suffering constant complications and deterioration in his health condition.

Jouda died while receiving treatment at the al-Makassed hospital, in at-Tour, in occupied Jerusalem; he suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

The child was later transferred to a rehabilitation center due to his paralysis, and was regularity treated in Palestinian, Israeli and Jordanian hospitals, due to various complications, including pressure sores and infections, and also underwent a colostomy surgery.

His family is from the Gaza Strip, and moved to the West Bank in 2007, after the internal armed conflict between Fateh and Hamas in Gaza.


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