Palestinian officials say Rashid Abu Arreh, 16, was shot dead in Tubas, just hours after Hussein al-Titi, 26, was protesting in al-Fawwar refugee camp.
A Palestinian teenager has been killed by Israeli forces north of the West Bank, according to Palestinian officials, the second death comes just hours after a major riot broke out.
Palestinian health ministry says Rashid Abu Arreh, 16, was killed in Tubas, north of Nablus, on Wednesday. There was no immediate comment from the Israeli army.
Palestinian news agency WAFA reports that witnesses say “Israeli troops arrived in Tubas early in the morning to fight locals, … which killed Abu Arreh”.
Medics say Abu Arreh was shot twice in the neck and chest and died instantly, according to WAFA.
Earlier Wednesday, medical experts said Hussein al-Titi, 26, was shot dead during a protest against the Israeli army at an al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron.
Israeli forces say the incident took place during “violent clashes” when soldiers “saw one of the attackers standing on the roof with the intention of throwing an army”.
“The soldiers responded with fire,” the military said in a statement.
Nida Ibrahim of Al Jazeera, who quoted from Ramallah, said the Israeli army marched through the night in various West Bank cities, killing more than 40 Palestinians, many of whom were former prisoners or linked to Hamas, a militant group. Gaza.
“As a result of the robbery, Palestinians took to the streets and riots broke out [with the Israeli army]”I added that I see more than 30 Palestinians injured.
Israel is battling troops on the border as it continues to hit Gaza with eagles, while rocket-propelled grenades hit several areas in Israel.
At least 35 Palestinians and five Israelis have been killed ⤵️ pic.twitter.com/cH19VnQJjn
– Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) May 12, 2021
The latest casualties come as Israel bombs several times in the Gaza Strip, killing at least 43 Palestinians, including 13 children, so far.
The growing number of East Jerusalem kidnappings came to an end on Monday when Israeli police raided the Al-Aqsa mosque while praying, injuring hundreds of Palestinians.
Hamas responded by throwing stones at Israel. At least five Israelites have been killed.