Sadeel Ghassan Turkman

June 21, 2023: Sadeel Ghassan Turkman, 15, died from serious wounds she suffered after Israeli soldiers shot her during the military offensive in Jenin Monday, in the northern West Bank, in which the soldiers killed five Palestinians and injured more than 100, many seriously.

Medical sources at the Jenin governmental hospital said the soldiers shot the child with a live round to the head, inflicting serious wounds.

The sources added that the child was admitted to urgent surgery before being placed in the Intensive Care Unit. She remained in critical condition until she succumbed to her wounds.

Her death brings the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli army fire in Jenin to seven, including two children, in just two days.

On Tuesday evening, the Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed the death of Nasser Saleh Mohammad Sinan, 55, whom Israeli soldiers shot in the head a month earlier in Jenin.

On Tuesday dawn, the Health Ministry confirmed the death of Amjad Aref Al-Ja’as, 48, who was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire Monday during the massive Israeli invasion of Jenin, during which the soldiers killed five Palestinians and injured more than 100, some seriously.

On Monday evening, Israeli soldiers killed Zakariya Mohammad Zakariya Za’oul, 20, after shooting him with a live round in the head and injured two after the army invaded Husan village, west of Bethlehem, in the occupied West Bank.

Israeli soldiers and paramilitary colonizers have killed 174 Palestinians, including 30 children, since the beginning of this year.

Sadeel was from Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank. Source: IMEMC