Islam Wael Burnat

May 18, 2021: Islam Wael Burnat, 15, was killed by Israeli soldiers who shot him with a live round in the head, after the army invaded Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and attacked nonviolent protesters, many Palestinians were also injured.

Islam was shot with a live round in the head after the army invaded the village.

Adham al-Kashef

On that day, the soldiers also killed Adham Fayez Mousa Kashef, 20, at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, near Ramallah.

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

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 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 added 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.

Islam was from Bil’in village, near Ramallah. Source: IMEMC