Mohammad Ishaq Hmeid

May 18, 2021: Mohammad Ishaq Hmeid, 25, was killed by Israeli soldiers who shot him with a live round near Jerusalem, in the occupied West Bank.

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.

Adham Fayez Mousa Kashef

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.

On the same day, the Adham Fayez Mousa Kashef, 20, was killed by Israeli army fire at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, near Ramallah.  Adham was from Um ash-Sharayet neighborhood in al-Biereh city.

Islam Wael Burnat

The soldiers also killed Islam Wael Burnat, 15, from Bil’in village, near Ramallah, shooting him with a live round in the head; many Palestinians were also injured.

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.

Mohammad was from Beit Anan town, northwest of occupied Jerusalem. Source: IMEMC