Amir Mamoun Odah

March 10, 2023: Amir Mamoun Odah, 16, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers in Qalqilia, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

The Palestinian Health Ministry officially identified the child as Amir Mamoun Odah, 16, and said that the child was shot in the chest during protests near the Israeli military roadblock at the northern entrance of Qalqilia.

The Health Ministry added that the medics rushed the child to Qalqilia governmental hospital in a very serious condition before he succumbed to his wounds.

The Palestinian medics also treated another Palestinian who was shot in the leg and many who suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation.

Hundreds of Palestinians participated in Amir’s funeral ceremony and procession and chanted for ongoing resistance until liberation.

Thursday morning, the Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed the death of Walid Sa’ad Daoud Nassar, 14, who was seriously injured by Israeli army fire two days ago when the soldiers killed six Palestinians in Jenin, in the northern West Bank.

Amir was from Qalqilia, in the northern West Bank. Source: IMEMC