Day of mourning declared in Hebron after teen killed by Israeli forces, former prisoner dies


The Fatah movement in southern Hebron declared today a day of mourning after a 17-year-old Palestinian was killed by Israeli forces in Al-Fawwar refugee camp and a former prisoner died in the hospital yesterday.

Muhammad Abu Hashhash, 17, died after succumbing to a live bullet wound to his heart. He was shot by Israeli forces during clashes early yesterday when dozens of Palestinian youths were injured, private homes were ransacked, and many residents were interrogated.

Forty-six-year-old former prisoner Naim Shawamrah died in Hebron’s Al-Ahli Hospital yesterday after a painful struggle with muscular dystrophy. He had served 19 years in Israeli custody.

Fatah declared today a day of mourning closing government and private institutions and stores in southern Hebron.

Source: middleeastmonitor.com

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