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Newspapers Review: Palestinian killed by Israeli gunfire focus of dailies

Newspapers Review: Palestinian killed by Israeli gunfire focus of dailies

RAMALLAH, Wednesday, April 13, 2022 (WAFA) – News about the Palestinian worker who was shot dead by the Israeli police in southern Israel hit the front pages of the three Arabic Palestinian dailies on Wednesday.

Al-Hayat al-Jadida, al-Ayyam and al-Quds said that Israeli police yesterday shot dead Palestinian worker Abdullah Srour, 41, from the southern West Bank city of Hebron, at a construction site in the city of Asqalan in southern Israel. According to the police allegations, a police officer was on a patrol searching for Palestinians working in Israel without work permits in construction sites in the area where the incident took place beofre he opened fire at the worker after the latter refused to show his identity and work permit.

The official spokesman for the Palestinian presidency, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, said that threats by extremist Israeli to storm Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem’s Old City to slaughter sacrifices for the Jewish Passover holiday under the protection of the occupation police, along with the threat to deploy more Israeli occupation forces in the Palestinian territories, will lead to a dangerous and uncontrollable escalation, as reported in Al-Hayat al-Jadida and al-Ayyam.

The papers said that a large Israeli army force raided the campus of Palestine Technical University - Kadoorie, in the northern West Bank city of Tulkarm, firing tear gas and rubber bullets at students, injuring some.

Al-Ayyam said the Palestinian factions in Gaza have agreed to maintain the current calm reached with Israel last year.

It said the nurses working in public hospitals declared a strike demanding better salaries.

Al-Quds quoted Ayman Odeh, head of the Joint Arab List in the Israeli parliament, saying that he has received death threats after calling on Arabs in the Israeli forces to lay down their arms and leave the forces.

Al-Hayat al-Jadida said a special court session will be held today in Beer Sheba for Ahmad Manasra, the Palestinian child who was detained while he was only 13 following a stabbing attack in Jerusalem in January 2015 and severely tortured to the point of sustaining physical and psychological results.



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