June 23, 2020: Ahmad Mustafa Erekat, 26, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers at the “Container” military roadblock, northeast of Bethlehem, while he was preparing for his sister’s wedding that was scheduled to take place later that day. The soldiers claimed that Ahmad ‘tried to ram them with his car’ – a claim that… Continue reading Ahmad Mustafa Erekat
May 29, 2020: Fadi Adnan Sarhan Samara, 37, a father of five, was killed by Israeli soldiers after he lost control of his vehicle when he was fired upon by Israeli colonial settlers near Nabi Saleh village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah. The Israeli army claimed that the soldiers fired live… Continue reading Fadi Adnan Samara
May 14, 2020: Bahaeddin Mohammad Abdullah al-‘Awawda, 18, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers near Negohot illegal colony, southwest of Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, reportedly after he rammed them with his car, wounding one. The Palestinian Health Ministry said it was informed by the Civil District Coordination Office… Continue reading Bahaeddin Mohammad al-‘Awawda
April 18, 2019: Fatima Suleiman, 42, was killed near her home in Teqoua’ town, southeast of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank, after being rammed by the car of an illegal colonialist Israeli settler. According to eyewitnesses, the Israeli attacker was driving a large truck when he struck the woman’s car, throwing her out of… Continue reading Fatima Suleiman
March 4, 2019: Yousef Raed Anqawi, 20, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers along with a second Palestinian. A third Palestinian was injured by Israeli gunfire. The military claims the three were in a car that deliberately tried to ram a group of Israeli soldiers who had invaded the village of Kafr Ni’ma village,… Continue reading Yousef Raed Anqawi
March 4, 2019: Amir Mahmoud Darraj, 20, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers along with a second Palestinian. A third Palestinian was injured by Israeli gunfire. The military claims the three were in a car that deliberately tried to ram a group of Israeli soldiers who had invaded the village of Kafr Ni’ma village,… Continue reading Amir Mahmoud Darraj
November 26, 2018: Ramzi Abu Yabis, 32, was killed by Israeli soldiers near the entrance of Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after the army claimed that he “deliberately rammed soldiers with his car”, wounding three. Abu Yabis, a former political prisoner, was a nurse who worked at Bethlehem… Continue reading Ramzi Abu Yabis
January 05, 2018: Rami Issa Khalil Ismael, 38, was killed by an Israeli settler bus driver who ran him over.
Rami died after being rammed by the speeding Israeli colony’s bus, near Bethlehem, in the West Bank, before the soldiers took his body, and returned it to his family five hours later.
The family, from Ertas village, south of Bethlehem, said that the bus driver deliberately rammed their son on Road #60, near the al-Khader town, also south of Bethlehem.
The man was mainly struck in the head, causing many fractures, including to his skull, and splattering his brain onto the road.
An Eyewitness said that he, and other Palestinians, including Rami, were crossing the road when the settlement bus was still at a distance, but then the driver sped towards them, ramming Rami, and killing him.
“We were crossing the road, but when the bus driver saw us, he just sped towards us, and struck Rami, instantly killing him.”
His family said that the soldiers took his corpse, and returned it to them five hours later, before it was moved to Beit Jala governmental hospital.
He is just the latest of a number of Palestinians killed on this road by Israeli settler vehicles, while going from their community to their farmlands, or heading back home.
The Israeli drivers frequently speed up when they see Palestinians on or near the road, often aiming towards them to try to run them down.
Rami, Rami, a married father of one child. was from Ertas village, south of Bethlehem in the southern part of the West Bank. Source: IMEMC… Continue reading Rami Issa Ismael
May 18, 2017: Mo’taz Hussein Bani Shamsa, 23, was killed by a live round fired by an Israeli settler during a procession in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners holding hunger strike since April 17th. The settler also shot a Palestinian cameraman, identified as Majdi Eshteyya, causing moderate wounds, and mildly injured three Palestinians after ramming them with his car.… Continue reading Mo’taz Shamsa
April 19, 2017: Soheib Mousa Mashahra, 21, was killed by Israeli army fire after his car crashed into the rear of an Israeli bus near Etzion junction, south of Bethlehem in the West Bank.
The Israeli army claims the young man carried out a “deliberate ramming attack.”
The soldiers fatally shot the young Palestinian man while he was still behind the driver’s wheel, after claiming “they were certain the incident was a deliberate attack,” and that the soldiers later “found a knife inside the car.”
Phototrophs and videos from the scene, and the fact that his car crashed into the rear of the Israeli bus, indicate a normal traffic accident.
Israeli daily Haaretz said an Israeli man, 60, suffered a mild-to-moderate head wound, and was moved to Shaare Zedek Medical Center, in Jerusalem. Soheib was from Sawahra town, near Jerusalem. Source: IMEMC… Continue reading Soheib Mashahra