JENIN, Monday, December 12, 2022 (WAFA) – Jana Majdi Zakarneh, a 16-year-old girl, was the latest victim in Israel’s non-stop aggression in the occupied territories and the city of Jenin in particular.
The Ministry of Health said after midnight that Zakarneh was shot in the head by Israeli soldiers while on the roof of her house and killed.
Zakarneh was found dead on the roof by her family after the soldiers have left the area but not before shooting and injuring two others and arresting three Palestinians, according to WAFA correspondent.
He said an army force raided a neighborhood of the city and during the raid Zakarneh was shot and killed, apparently by a sniper.
With the news of the killing of the 16-year-old child, a general strike was declared in the city and hundreds of people took to the streets to protest the ongoing Israeli aggression against the city and the daily killing of young Palestinians.
Zakarneh is the 166th victim so far this year of the Israeli killing machine in the occupied West Bank, the 10th since the start of this month, including 39 minors, 15 of them from Jenin alone out of a total of 59 Palestinians the army has killed in Jenin since the start of the year.