October 5th, 2020: Samir Ahmad Hmeidi, 28, was shot and killed by Israeli forces east of Tulkarem in the northern occupied West Bank, the Jerusalem Press reported.
In addition to the killing of Hmeidi, Israeli forces also shot at and wounded two other Palestinians near the “Annab” military roadblock in the northern West Bank.
Hmeidi was a former political prisoner, from Beit Lid town, southwest of Tulkarem, who spent three years in Israeli prisons.
According to the official Hebrew channel, the Israeli army alleged that three Palestinians threw bottles with flaming rags in them at an army post, and the soldiers shot at them.
Two of the Palestinians fled, and the third was seen lying bleeding on the ground by eyewitnesses.
Israeli troops did not bring in medical personnel to treat the man, and he bled to death soon after.
Samir Ahmad Hmeidi, 28, a university student, was shot by Israeli soldiers. Eyewitnesses reported seeing a young man lying on the ground bleeding.
Haaretz news published the Israel Defense Forces’ spokesman statement, which claimed that Israeli forces, stationed near the illegal Israeli settlement of Einav “identified three terrorists who threw firebombs at them. The forces responded with [live] fire, and one of the terrorists was hit.”
The army added that no Israeli soldiers were injured.
Samir was from Beit Lid town, southwest of Tulkarem. Source: IMEMC