An Israeli teenager was shot and killed in a hospital earlier this week, killing a 16-year-old in the occupied West Bank.
A 1-year-old Palestinian teenager was shot dead by Israeli troops during clashes in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, Palestinian officials said, adding that an Israeli teenager had been wounded and killed earlier this week by Palestinian gunmen.
The Israeli military says soldiers fired Molotov cocktails at Palestinians near the Palestinian village of Baita, south of Nablus, late Wednesday night.
“Army members opened fire on them and launched an operation to stop the suspects,” said an Israeli military spokesman.
Beta and nearby Odala residents say there have been clashes between Palestinian and Israeli forces near the entrance to the villages over the past few nights.
A second Palestinian was shot in the back during the clashes on Wednesday and was treated in a hospital, the Palestinian health ministry said in a statement, announcing the death of a 16-year-old man.
Two Israelis were seriously wounded and another was wounded when Israeli forces opened fire on a West Bank intersection on Sunday, searching the area for an alleged Palestinian gunman.
A 19-year-old Israeli man died of his injuries on Wednesday night, Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Twitter.
The Israeli Defense Agency, also known as Shin Bet, said it had arrested a Palestinian suspect during the shooting and identified him as a resident of the Palestinian village of Turmas Iyer, 44.
Shin Bet said the man was not affiliated with any armed group.
Tensions were high in the West Bank and Jerusalem during Ramadan, these raised Several days of clashes between Israeli police and Palestinians near the Old City of Jerusalem Palestinians usually gather in large numbers during the Muslim month of Ramadan after police blocked access to the area.
People are also ahead of the upcoming court hearing in the Israeli-Palestinian land ownership dispute in East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Zarar district.