Palestinian shot and critically injured by Israeli occupation soldiers dies of his wounds


A Palestinian youth who was shot and critically injured this morning by Israeli occupation soldiers in the northern West Bank town of Qabatya has died of his wounds, according to the Ministry of Health.

It said Taher Mohammad Zakarneh, 19, was admitted to a hospital in nearby Jenin in critical condition with gunshots in the head, the right foot, and the left thigh as well as burns.

He was later pronounced dead of his wounds.

Another youth was injured and three others detained in Qabatya, according to reports, during an army assault on the town.

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