April 27, 2022: Ahmad Mohammad Lutfi Masad, 18, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers Wednesday before dawn. In addition to killing Ahmad, the soldiers injured at least three during massive invasions and exchanges of fire in Jenin, Jenin refugee camp, and Qabatia town, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.
The head of Ibn Sina Hospital in Jenin, Jani Abu Joukha, said the soldiers killed Ahmad after shooting him with a live round in the head.
The Health Ministry in Ramallah confirmed Ahmad’s death and said the soldiers also shot a child, 16, with a live round in the leg, a young man, 19, with a live round in the pelvis, and another young man, 19, with two live rounds in the arm and leg.
The Israeli army also stormed and ransacked dozens of homes, causing excessive property damage.
Palestinian resistance fighters from several armed resistance groups engaged in heavy exchanges of fire with the soldiers.
The Israeli army also deployed drones during the invasions and seems to be pushing more soldiers and armored vehicles into the Palestinian communities, especially Jenin, Jenin refugee camp, and Qabatia town.
After the soldiers killed Ahmad, hundreds of Palestinians marched in the refugee camp calling for ongoing resistance against the Israeli occupation until liberation and independence.
The Israeli army also abducted Yazan Mer’ey and Nidal Amin Hazem, and Assem Abu al-Haija, the son of detained political leader Jamal Abu al-Haija, 61, after assaulting him.
The soldiers caused excessive damage to the home of Jamal Abu al-Haija during the violent invasion and searches of the property.
The soldiers caused excessive damage to the home of Jamal Abu al-Haija during the violent invasion and searches of the property. It is worth mentioning that Jamal Abu al-Haija, a political leader of Hamas, was abducted by the army on August 26, 2002.
The soldiers also abducted former political prisoners, Yasser Abu ar-Rob, Ali Abu ar-Rob, and Ala’ Hanaisha, from their homes in Qabatia town, south of Jenin. Hanaisha was imprisoned by Israel for ten years before being released just three months ago.
Ahmad was from Burqin town, west of Jenin, in the northern West Bank. Source: IMEMC