Israeli forces today killed two Palestinian youths in clashes in different parts of the West Bank, reported the Palestinian Ministry of Health, while Israel continues with almost daily incursions and raids in the occupied territory.
One of the deceased, identified as Yazan Yafana, 26, died this morning after being shot in the heart during clashes with the Israeli Army in the city of Al Bireh. According to the official Wafa news agency, Israeli soldiers were raiding several homes in the area.
In turn, later Samer Khaled, 25, also died after being seriously injured in the Balata refugee camp during the entry of Israeli forces who made arrests.
On the other hand, the Palestinian Foreign Ministry reacted by condemning the death of the young people and accusing Israel of the “crimes”, which it assures that it “committed premeditatedly and deliberately”, as “official policy” as the elections approach. from November 1.
Since almost six months ago, when the Jewish state was subjected to several attacks (a total of six) by Arab-Israelis and Palestinians that killed 18 people between March and April, Israel has greatly increased raids and arrest operations in the West Bank. , which are repeated weekly and sometimes almost daily.
In total, so far in 2022, 85 Palestinians have been shot dead by Israeli forces in various types of incidents between the West Bank and occupied East Jerusalem.
Furthermore, if the deaths from the latest escalation between Israel and the Palestinian group Islamic Jihad in Gaza are added, the total number of Palestinian deaths this year rises to 140.