According to the Palestinian official news agency WAFA, the Palestinian Ministry of Health announced that Israeli forces opened fire and killed a Palestinian in the town of Haris, located near the city of Selfit in the north of the West Bank.
In the statement, it was informed that the Palestinian killed by Israeli forces was 39-year-old Ahmed Yakup Taha.
It was stated that Israeli forces also blocked the entrance of medical teams to the scene.
In the images recorded on the mobile phone and reflected on the social media of the incident, it is seen that the Israeli forces forced Taha out of his vehicle and then fired repeatedly.
Allegation of “crushing attempt with a vehicle” from the Israeli army
On the other hand, in a written statement from the Israeli army, it was stated that a person was “neutralized” near Selfit.
“It was reported that a vehicle attempted to crush him near the city of Selfit, the perpetrator was holding a knife, and the army forces neutralized this person,” the statement said. expression was used.
It was noted that no Israeli forces were injured in the incident and that the incident was being investigated.
In the statement of the Israeli army, information about the identity and health status of the person who was “neutralized” was not shared.