Palestinian youth succumbs to wounds from Israeli gunfire

NABLUS, A Palestinian youth Wednesday evening succumbed to the wounds he sustained from Israeli gunfire last July, according to a statement by the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

The Ministry said that Mohammad Herzallah, 30, died from severe injuries in the head after he was shot by Israeli forces during a military raid in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus.

Herzallah, who was detained by Israel in 2013 and spent a year and a half behind Israeli bars, was shot with a live bullet in the head as the Israeli forces raided Nablus’ Old City on July 24th. He underwent several surgeries in hospitals in Nablus, Bethlehem’s Beit Jala, and Ramallah, before he succumbed to his wounds.

With the Israeli killing of Herzallah, the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces rises to 202, 150 of whom from the West Bank and 52 from the Gaza Strip, according to reports by the Palestinian Ministry of Health.

Source: Palestine News & Info Agency