Ahmad Omar Arafa

Ahmad arafaApril 3, 2018: Ahmad Omar Arafa, 26, was killed by Israeli forces east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza Strip, according to Palestinian medical sources.

Ahmad died from serious wounds at the Al-Aqsa Hospital, in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza.

The medical sources added that Ahmad was shot with a live round in the chest, after the soldiers attacked dozens of Palestinian protesters, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp.

His death brings the number of Palestinians who were killed by Israeli army fire since Friday, March 30th, to 18, including sixteen killed that day alone.

The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) issued a statement mourning his death, and added that he was a member of its National Resistance Brigades.

Ahmad was from al-Boreij, in the central Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC