JENIN, Thursday, January 12, 2023 (WAFA) – A Palestinian identified as Habib Mohammad Ikmail, 25, from the town of Qabatiya, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, who was earlier shot in the head by Israeli soldiers and reported in critical condition at a hospital in Jenin has died of his wounds, according to the Ministry of Health.
A second Palestinian shot in the chest remains in critical condition at hospital.
Reports from Qabatiya said soldiers raided the town and surrounded a house of an activist.
During the raid, a heavy exchange of gunfire was reported leading to five injuries among the Palestinians from Israeli army gunfire, one of them has died and another is in critical condition at hospital in Jenin with gun wounds to the neck and chest, according to the Ministry of Health.
Ikmail is the second Palestinian to be shot and killed today by Israeli soldiers and the eighth since the start of the year.
Earlier this morning, soldiers killed Samir Aslan, 41, a father of eight, during an army raid of Qalandia refugee camp, north of Jerusalem.