Israeli settler kills Palestinian young man in Ramallah

3 weeks ago

West Bank, February 5 - An Israeli settler shot dead a Palestinian young man this morning near Jabal Risan in western Ramallah.

Local sources said the Palestinian young man, Khaled Maher Nofal, 34, from the village of Ras Karkar, was martyred after being shot by an Israeli occupation settlers on Friday morning.

The sources added that Nofal was killed close to Jabal Risan, on which the occupation has built ‘Sadeh Ephraim’ illegal settlement.

According to the sources, the Israeli occupation forces prevented Palestinian medical teams from reaching Nofal.

Nofal is an employee at the Ministry of Finance. He is married and a father of a four-year-old boy.

The Israeli occupation army has said that he was not armed.