Mahmoud Abu Sa’an

August 4, 2023: Mahmoud Abu Sa’an, 18, was shot in the head at close range and killed by Israeli forces in the Nour Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem, in the northwestern part of the occupied West Bank, local sources reported.

Media sources said that the Israeli army stormed the Nour Shams refugee camp, east of Tulkarem, which sparked protests among local Palestinian youth.

It was added that armed Palestinian resistance fighters exchanged fire with the invading army. There were no reports of any injuries among the Israeli army.

According to eyewitness reports, the soldiers fired a barrage of live rounds, tear gas canisters, and concussion grenades at the young men who resisted the incursion.

Israeli soldiers shot Mahmoud Abu Sa’an, 18, in the head with a live round, reportedly from a short distance.

The injured young man was transported to Martyr Thabet Thabet Governmental Hospital, where doctors pronounced him deceased shortly after arrival.

Sources added that Sa’an had just graduated from high school this year. Source: IMEMC