Home Archive 29/March/2020 11:24 AM

Mayor of Nablus-district village killed


NABLUS, Sunday, March 29, 2020 (WAFA) – Mayor of the village an-Nassariya, to the east of Nablus in the West Bank, Hasan Dabbas, 55, was shot dead last night by unknown assailants in the village, according to the police.

Lu‘ay Rzekat, spokesman for the police, said that the Dabbas was shot and seriously injured by unknown assailants in the village, and was rushed to a hospital in nearby Tubas town for treatment, before he was pronounced dead of his wounds.

He said that following the deadly incident, police and security forces were deployed to the village to maintain public security, safety and order as well as to inspect the scene of the crime. He added that several suspects were arrested in the village pending criminal proceedings.

Rzekat explained that the Public Prosecution and the police launched a probe into the incident.



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