Saddam Hussein Bani Odeh

November 16, 2021: Saddam Hussein Bani Odeh, 26, was killed by Israeli soldiers who invaded Tubas city, the northeastern part of the occupied West Bank.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health has reported that the young Palestinian man during protests that took place after the army invaded Tubas.

The Ministry verified that an Israeli soldier shot Saddam with a live round that penetrated his shoulder, heart, and left lung.

It added that Palestinian medics rushed the man to a Tubas governmental hospital, where he was soon officially pronounced dead. The slain Palestinian was also a former political prisoner

The Palestinian was killed during protests that took place at the main entrance of Tubas and surrounding areas, when several army jeeps invaded the city, before the soldiers fired live rounds, tear gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets.

The Israeli army said armed resistance fighters exchanged fire with the soldiers during the invasion and claimed that the slain Palestinian was one of the fighters.

In addition, the soldiers the home of a former prisoner, identified as Ayser Maslamani, and ransacked the property before abducting him.

The soldiers also invaded and searched the home of Hamza Daraghma, before abducting him.

The invasions were carried out by regular army units, and undercover Israeli soldiers, who invaded many homes in and around Tubas, in addition to Jenin and Nablus, in northern West Bank.

Saddam was from Tammoun town, south of Tubas. Source: IMEMC