Mohammad Fouad Al-Bayed

July 21, 2023: Mohammad Fouad Atta Al-Bayed, 17, was shot and killed by Israeli occupation forces on Friday, a Palestinian child, and seriously injured a young man during protests in the village of Um Safa, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, the Ministry of Health confirmed.

Local sources reported that Israeli soldiers invaded the central West Bank village of Um Safa, northwest of Ramallah, which sparked protests among the local Palestinian youths.

Palestinians threw rocks at the armored military vehicles, while the army opened fire with live ammunition, concussion grenades and tear gas canisters, causing 2 critical injuries and caused many citizens to suffer the toxic effects of tear gas inhalation.

Two Palestinians sustained serious injuries, one of whom was shot with a live round in the head, while another was shot in the abdomen with live ammunition, both shooting victims were transported to the Istishari Hospital in the village.

Shortly after his arrival to the hospital, medical staff pronounced the death of a Palestinian teenager who was brought in with a critical gunshot wound to the head, inflicted on him by the Israeli military.

The Ministry of Health identified the slain child as Mohammad Fouad Atta Al-Bayed, 17, from the al-Jalazoun refugee camp, northwest of Ramallah.

Mohammad was from the village of Um Safa, in the central West Bank. Source: IMEMC