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Woman succumbs to wounds sustained from Israeli military gunfire in Jenin


JENIN, Friday, August 7, 2020 (WAFA) – A Palestinian woman Friday afternoon succumbed to her wounds sustained from Israeli military gunfire in Jenin city.

The Health Ministry confirmed that Dalia Samoudi, 23, succumbed to her critical wounds sustained from Israeli military gunfire during a raid into the Jenin city neighborhood of al-Jaberiyyat.

According to the ministry statement, Samoudi was hit with a bullet that penetrated her liver, pancreas and aortic artery. She was rushed to the hospital, where she underwent several surgeries and admitted into the intensive care unit, where she was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.  

In the early morning hours of today, Israeli forces raided al-Jaberiyyat neighborhood, where they interrogated and threatened to re-arrest a former prisoner after breaking into his house.

The raid sparked confrontations during which Israeli troops opened fire towards local teens who attempted to block their passage.

Director of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Mahmoud al-Sa‘di confirmed that a Samoudi was hit in the chest with a bullet fired by Israeli forces while in her house during the raid.

He added that the forces directly opened fire on an ambulance trying to reach and evacuate the casualty from her house, with two bullets penetrating the ambulance.


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