14-Jun-2024  Srinagar booked.net

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Two-Year-Old Palestinian Boy Shot By Israeli Military Succumbs

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A two-year-old Palestinian boy who was shot in the head by Israeli forces succumbed to injures, media reports said.

As per reports, the toddler identified as Muhammad Tamimi and his father Haytham Tamimi were hit by Israeli fire near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank on Thursday.

They were inside their parked car outside house in Nabi Saleh village when they were shot, MEE reported.

Haytham was shot in the chest and taken to a hospital in Ramallah while Muhammad was seriously wounded in the head and evacuated to an Israeli hospital, where he remained on life support until he was pronounced dead Monday morning.

In a statement, Israeli military said that they were firing at a group of Palestinian fighters who allegedly targeted a settlement nearby with live fire minutes earlier.