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Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian youth in Qalandiya

April 2, 2019 9:39 A.M. (Updated: April 3, 2019 10:23 A.M.)
RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces shot and killed a 23-year-old Palestinian and injured three others during violent clashes in the Qalandiya refugee camp, in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, on predawn Tuesday.

Local sources said that heavily armed Israeli forces raided the Qalandiya refugee camp to apparently detain a number of Palestinians, however, violent clashes erupted for several hours.

Sources pointed out that Israeli forces fired live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets, tear-gas bombs, and sound grenades towards Palestinian youths and homes.

Sources confirmed that Israeli forces fired at close range at Muhammad Ali Dar Adwan, 23, as he was getting into his vehicle near his home, killing him immediately.

The body of Adwan was transferred by a Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) ambulance to the Ramallah Medical Complex, where he was pronounced dead.

Sources added that three Palestinians were shot and injured with Israeli live fire.

Medical sources said the three injured were also taken to the Ramallah Medical Complex to receive treatment.

Their medical condition was described as moderate.

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