Adham Fayez Mousa Kashef

May 18, 2021: Adham Fayez Mousa Kashef, 20, was killed by Israeli army fire at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, near Ramallah in central West Bank.

Media sources in Ramallah said the soldiers attacked Palestinian protesters near the al-Biereh city, and fired dozens of live rounds, gas bombs, concussion grenades, and rubber-coated steel bullets at them.

They added that the soldiers also killed a young man, identified as Mohammad Ishaq Hmeid, 25, in addition to shooting at least sixty-four with live rounds and rubber-coated steel bullets and causing dozens to suffer the effects of tear gas inhalation.


The Health Ministry in Ramallah has confirmed that Hmeid, from Beit Anan town, northwest of occupied Jerusalem, suffered a severe injury to the chest before he was rushed to Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah, where he succumbed to his wounds.

The Health Ministry added that six of the injured Palestinians suffered serious wounds.

It stated that the soldiers also directly targeted a Palestinian ambulance with several rounds of live ammunition, in addition to firing at reporters and press cars.

After the death of the Palestinian, several armed resistance fighters exchanged fire with the soldiers near the northern entrance of al-Biereh. An Israeli military spokesperson said two soldiers were injured.

In related news, the soldiers shot one Palestinian with live fire in the leg in Beit Sira village, west of Ramallah.

In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, the soldiers killed one Palestinian, identified as Islam Zahda.

Adham was from Um ash-Sharayet neighborhood in al-Biereh city. Source: IMEMC