Palestinian dies from Israeli army gunfire in West Bank city

SALFIT, A Palestinian who was brought today to hospital in the northern West Bank city of Salfit with critical gun wounds to the heart from a bullet fired by Israeli soldiers has died of his wounds, said the Ministry of Health.

Soldiers had raided the city earlier today to seize street camera recordings and clashes broke out with the local residents, said reports.

The army opened fire at stone-throwing youths, fatally injuring Mohammad Jamil Shaheen, 23, from Salfit in the heart who was shot by a live bullet.

The Red Crescent said it treated 40 people on the location for rubber bullet wounds and for inhaling tear gas.

Source: Palestinian News & Info Agency