Israeli forces kill Palestinian in latest occupied West Bank raid

by | Sep 7, 2022 | World

Ramallah, occupied West Bank – Israeli forces have killed a young Palestinian man during a raid on the northern occupied West Bank governorate of Tubas.The Palestinian Health Ministry identified the man as Younis Ghassan Tayeh, and said he had been killed after being shot in the chest on Wednesday in the al-Faraa refugee camp, a few kilometers south of Tubas city.
His family told Al Jazeera that the youth was 20 years old.
Israeli forces had raided the refugee camp at 6:00am (03:00GMT) in the latest of what have become daily incursions by the army across the occupied West Bank.
Tayeh’s uncle, Mohammed Hassan Tayeh said that the shooting was unprovoked, and that his nephew had been “in an open area, exposed to the soldiers” when he was shot by a sniper.
“Younis was at home, he heard that they raided his uncle’s house, so he went down with a group of young people to see,” Mohammed told Al Jazeera, who explained that he was approximately 100 metres (328 feet) away when his nephew was shot.
“There were light confrontations, rocks being throw,” Mohammed added. “A sniper in one of the homes targeted him with a bullet to the neck and one to the chest.”
“Everyone is a target, since the occupation kills unarmed human beings, who do …

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