Israeli occupation forces “IOF” Monday morning killed a Palestinian and injured six others in Dheisha refugee camp, south of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, according to Palestinian security sources.
They said that a sizable army force barged its way into the southern West Bank refugee camp and ransacked several houses, triggering confrontations.
The heavily-armed soldiers opened fire towards local young men, killing 22-year-old Omar Manna Fararja by a live round in the chest and wounding six others in their lower extremities.
The casualties were rushed to a nearby hospital for urgent treatment.
By the time the raid was over, four people were detained, including Fararja’s brother.
A general strike has been declared in Bethlehem district.
According to the Health Ministry’s statistics, the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces since the start of 2022 reached 212; 160 of whom from the West Bank and 52 others from the besieged Gaza Strip.