On Thursday morning, November 24, Palestinians within the northern occupied West Financial institution metropolis of Nablus bid farewell to Mohammad Hirzallah, 30, Mohammad Kishik, 22, and Ahmad Shehadeh, 16.
The three Palestinians died inside 24 hours of each other, the results of Israel’s ongoing navy marketing campaign in opposition to armed Palestinian resistance within the West Financial institution, Operation Break the Wave.
On Tuesday night, November 22, Israeli forces invaded Nablus Metropolis with a purpose to escort quite a lot of Israeli settlers into the Joseph’s Tomb space of the town, sparking confrontations within the space with Palestinian youth, in addition to armed Palestinian resistance fighters.
In line with Wafa Information Company, Israeli forces fired dwell ammunition, rubber bullets, tear gasoline, and sound grenades at Palestinians as they confronted the troopers. Kishik was shot within the abdomen on Tuesday evening, and was declared useless by the Palestinian Ministry of Well being on Wednesday evening.
Throughout the identical Israeli raid, Ahmed Shehadeh, 16, was shot with a bullet to the heart. In line with the well being ministry, Shehadeh was injured shortly after midnight on Wednesday, and rapidly succumbed to his wounds.
Neither Kishik or Shehadeh had been reported to be a part of the armed resistance teams who confronted Israeli forces in the course of the raid.
Dying of a Lion
On Wednesday night, at Ramallah’s Istishari hospital, Mohammad Hirzallah succumbed to wounds he sustained throughout a navy raid on Nablus earlier in July of this 12 months.
Hirzallah, recognized as a member of the Lion’s Den resistance group, was injured on July 24 whereas confronting Israeli forces invading the al-Yasmina neighborhood of the Outdated Metropolis of Nablus. Two Palestinian resistance fighters had been killed in the course of the navy operation, Muhammad Azizi, 25, and Abdul Rahman Sobh, 28.
Simply 16 days after Hirzallah sustained his harm, 18-year-old Ibrahim Al-Nabulsi, “the Lion of Nablus,” was extra-judicially assassinated by Israeli forces on August 9, sparking the expansion of the armed resistance group. Al-Nabulsi was believed to have been the goal of the July navy operation the place Hirzallah was injured.
Because the begin of the 12 months, when Israel first launched “Break the Wave,” the Israeli safety equipment has escalated its coverage of extra-judicial killings and “liquidation”. Because of this, greater than 204 Palestinians have been killed within the West Financial institution, Gaza, and historic Palestine for the reason that begin of the 12 months.
Most of the Palestinians killed had been non-combatants, and greater than 1 / 4 of these killed are youngsters and minors.